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It conjures up a rather frightening vision of a future where intelligent robots work in packs without the need for human intervention.
But scientists are developing robots which can 'dock' with each other and fly together in a swarm.
Using infrared beams the drones are able to find each others' location and connect with one another using magnets, completely autonomously.
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The system would be extremely useful for carrying large loads that are too heavy for individual robots.