Scavenger robot EATS living organisms: Soft-bodied foraging droid could be used to clean up contaminated water
- British robotics experts created a soft robot with a ‘mouth’ and ‘gut’
- The can consume living matter and convert it to electrical energy
- At the heart of the machine is a microbial fuel cell which ‘eats’ biomatter
- As its energy requirements are low, the robot could sustain itself by feeding on biomatter in the environment – such as algal blooms or sewage
Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-3894132/Scavenger-robot-EATS-organic-matter-Soft-bodied-foraging-droid-used-clean-contaminated-water.html#ixzz4Oq3KncPx
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