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Production line of robots assembling each other

Posted at 8:01am on 06 Jun 2008

A child is born

A few weeks ago we told you about the RepRap rapid prototyping machine.

Well, on 29 May 2008 the machine managed to print a replica of itself. One would assume that this just means it printed the parts which had to be assembled, but still, it's a significant step towards a general purpose, automated 3D replicator.