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Channel: SciShow
Categories: Science   |   Technology  
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Robot design commonly mimics the abilities of their human creators, but some researchers have been inspired by a possibly unexpected creature: an ant.


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https://www.istockphoto.com/vector/green-technology-background-gm450969425-30285888
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