Why the military might want robots that heal

Why the military might want robots that heal
A legged robot that breaks on the battlefield is a liability.

But new research into self-healing joints for legged robots could pave the way to a future of autonomous, self-repairing machines.

Legged robots have value for infantry because they allow machines to traverse inclines and rough terrain that’s ill-suited for wheels. In addition, legs can carry robots up ladders and over walls. Its one reason the United States has pursued multiple iterations of robot dogs for military use.

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