MIT-created robots tend plants

A class of undergraduates at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has created a set of robots that can water, harvest, and pollinate cherry tomato plants, reports the Associated Press. The small, $3,000 robots, which move through the garden on a base similar to a Roomba vacuum, are networked to the plants. When the plants indicate they need water, the robots can sprinkle them from a water pump. When the plants

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