Bomb-carrying Navy robots take orders from odors

Bomb-carrying Navy robots take orders from odors

The US Navy is looking to develop a swarm of odor-sniffing robots to help assemble and load some of its most dangerous weaponry. As Wired reports , these semi-automated robots would act almost like mechanized ants, with “leader” and “follower” bots loading 1,000-pound bombs into tight spaces aboard aircraft carriers. A human-controlled leader robot would lead the procession, with its automated followers trailing behind. The key ingredient to the Navy’s proposal is an as-yet unidentified chemical that could act as a pheromone

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