This Amazing UT Invention Could Lead To Self-Healing Robots!

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As cool as the Lost in Space robot was at the time the show aired in the ’60s, nowadays we think of robots as being a little more high-tech.

Or even human-like.¬†Think “Data,” the android from Star Trek: The Next Generation.



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He’s got artificial skin that looks fairly human.

Thanks to work being done by the Cockrell School of Engineering at UT, in the distant future when something like Data exists, he’ll be able to heal himself when he scrapes his knee.