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Scientists invent ‘self-healing’ robots that can feel pain, repair damage

A European Commission project being led by scientists in Belgium and the United Kingdom wants to build “self-healing” robots that can feel pain or sense damage before quickly repairing themselves without any help from us humans.

The researchers have developed polymers that can create new bonds after about 40 minutes, according to The Guardian and they want to embed sensor fibers into the polymer that can figure out where damage is located.

Bram Vanderborght, from the University of Brussels, said this type of research is at the forefront of innovation in robotics.

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