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VIDEO: Researchers Present Hard-To-Kill Robotic 'Earthworm'

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A robotic worm.

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Robots are cool to begin with, but today researchers at MIT, Harvard and Seoul National University unveiled one that will impress some and scare others.

It's a robot modeled after an earthworm. It squirms and crawls cross the floor and even if you hit with a hammer or step on it, it keeps slithering along.

We'll leave it at that, because there's really not much more we can add this to this video released by MIT:

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