It seems that scientists are now working on Transformers-like robots that are able to shapeshift at the flick of a switch, mimicking ant-like behaviour. You won’t find behemoths from the movie making an appearance anytime soon, as these are miniature robots that use electromagnetic forces to cling together and assume different shapes. A final, commercialized product would definitely be more than interesting to look at. It is said that summer of 2008 will see a prototype roll out from the research lab. Could this be the death knell of LEGO?
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