Monthly Archives: March 2016

Life Imitates Art – Gardener ‘Bot Edition

Hey, this sounds awfully familiar: This robot is a better gardener than you

Vegetable expert Richard Hassell and his team recently revealed a new robotic system that grafts more quickly and efficiently than a human ever could. They modified a Korean-manufactured robot to grab two plants, precisely slice the upper shoot of one and the root stock of the other, and clamp the two parts together so they can grow into a single plant.