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- n. A proposed system of programmable matter consisting of very many nanoscale robots (termed catoms) that would interact to form structures
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The substance is known as claytronics, and it consists of catoms.
They came up with the idea based on “claytronics,” the animation technique which involves slightly moving a model per frame to animate it.
The new science of claytronics, which will use nanotechnology to create tiny robots called catoms, should enable three-dimensional copies of people to be 'faxed' around the world for virtual meetings.
i m a fan of discovery channel nd yesterday i came through this..... claytronics....