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  1. I swarm, you swarm, we all swarm for millimeter-sized autonomous robots

    If you thought the cyborg moth had cargo problems, consider the millimeter-sized I-SWARM microbot presented at ISSCC by researchers from the University of Barcelona, a ladybug-sized piece of machinery that has to lug around its own control electronics, communication electronics, capacitors and little tiny solar panels. It weighs 70 mg which is about the weight of a standard multivitamin. First, an important question: why are we making fake ants? Many applications would be good for tiny robot swarms, some of which were enumerated back in October …

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