Lego Helps Science

Seriously, what can’t Lego do now? Its the best prototyping tool and ad-hoc robotics kit ever.

Lego-lab
via Medgadget

Researchers at the Department of Engineering at Cambridge University have enlisted the help of some custom made LEGO robots to grow artificial bone samples. In order to build up the bone grafts, a scaffold needs to be repeatedly dipped in a number of different solutions to grow the compound, a highly repetitive task that lent itself to a little bit of home-brewed automation.

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