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A robot's got to know its limitations. But that doesn't mean it has to accept them. This one in particular uses tools to expand its capabilities, commandeering nearby items to construct ramps and bridges. It's satisfying to watch but, of course, also a little worrying.
This research, from Cornell and the [...]