from the blob-of-borg dept.
TeknoHog writes "Robotics researchers from the UK and Japan have linked up a slime mold to remotely control a six-legged robot. The mold, which is naturally light-sensitive, is able to hide the robot in dark corners, and the scientists expect to further this technology for use in smaller, autonomous units. There is also a preprint of the research paper available from the University of Southampton."
The world is moving so fast these days that the man who says it can't be
done is generally interrupted by someone doing it.
-- E. Hubbard