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+ - Flesh Eating Robot

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Sfing_ter
Sfing_ter writes "The Energetically Autonomous Tactical Robot (EATR) being developed with U.S. military funding. (FTA) It can "find, ingest, and extract energy from biomass." Apparently designed to show the ability to "perform long-range, long-endurance missions without the need for manual or conventional re-fueling". The robot will eat leaves, grass, twigs,carcasses. It is a self-powered street or... battlefield sweeper. Over at Fox News, the original report was "scary" so they revised it. Very cool tech to begin with, but the possibilities... Now THIS is how Skynet begins..."
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