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World's first 'living robots' start to reproduce

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posted on Dec, 8 2021 @ 06:12 PM
An article from the Telegraph, where living robots made of stem cellm reproduct itself in a new form of biological reproduction different from any animal or plant known to science. resembling the pacman shape.
they can be inserted in your blood, or in the water of the sea.

what uses do you think it can have if pharma inserts new species in your blood?

the article

In 2020:

"Living robots designed by computer and built from stem cells have started to reproduce in a breakthrough which could lead to self-replicating machines, scientists have said.

The microscopic animal-machine hybrids, dubbed "xenobots" were able to move on their own, and remain "alive" for weeks powered by their embryonic energy stores.

Now scientists have shown that if the xenobots are placed in a petri dish with embryonic frog stem cells, the bots sweep the cells up into little round piles which morph together into new organisms and also begin to move.

The process, known as kinematic replication, has been seen in molecular machines but never at higher levels of biology. Multicellular organisms typically reproduce by splitting, budding, or giving birth.

After discovering the bots could reproduce, the researchers went back to their computer to design a better shape for reproduction, eventually coming up with an organism resembling Pac-Man, the 1980s arcade game.

The robots are built from living cells using tiny forceps

Scientists videoed the "c-shaped" parents collecting the cells in their "mouths" before building the "offspring" from the loose cells in an entirely new form of biological reproduction different from any animal or plant known to science.

Frogs have a way of reproducing that they normally use but when you ... liberate (the cells) from the rest of the embryo and you give them a chance to figure out how to be in a new environment, not only do they figure out a new way to move, but they also figure out apparently a new way to reproduce.

Xenobots are less than a millimetre (0.04 inches wide) and are assembled from cells taken from the African clawed frog - Xenopus laevis - from which they get their name.

And now it is proven they can replicate, they could repair themselves if damaged or torn, scientists hope.

The research was published in the journal PNAS."

full article:] iving-robots-start-reproduce/

edit on 12121212 by lux666 because: (no reason given)

posted on Dec, 8 2021 @ 06:35 PM
Am I the only one wondering if they happen to just like graphane?

posted on Dec, 8 2021 @ 06:37 PM
Got to read this all, it sounds incredible and ripe for the potential for abuse. But who knows it could be part of all that fabulous alien tech we are supposed to have according to some here on ATS.

posted on Dec, 8 2021 @ 06:46 PM
hum very soon this robots will have a spokesman and will be asking for reproductive rights, with all the idiots around I am sure they will demand and get away with constitutional rights just like corporations did.

posted on Dec, 8 2021 @ 06:53 PM
We've all seen this movie and it doesn't end well.

posted on Dec, 8 2021 @ 09:22 PM
a reply to: Starcrossd

Bring on the gray goo or maybe green since they used frogs ? Where is Kermit when you need a frog spokes person ?

posted on Dec, 8 2021 @ 10:07 PM
Just hold onto the sparkplug wire of a lawnmower and pull it over, it should either short them out or send them into a frenzy of reproduction....

They would need to block our immune system from attacking these particles or encapsulating them. Which is probably the reason that so many people now need vaccines these days.

posted on Dec, 8 2021 @ 10:16 PM
a reply to: lux666

Hmmm, What Could Go Wrong?!

There are some things that scientists decide to work on that I believe all citizens of Earth should have a say in whether it is allowed or not. Like:

Gain of function virus research

And, well, this stuff.

posted on Dec, 8 2021 @ 10:57 PM
a reply to: lux666

You ever see what the black goo does to the Engineers in the movie Prometheus?
I’m thinking along those lines.

posted on Dec, 9 2021 @ 04:41 PM
On the bright side, "self assembling" machines lack the software to diagnose or engineer. Therefore, certifiably retarded. Just like people.

I'll show myself out.

edit on 9-12-2021 by TzarChasm because: (no reason given)

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