Cells Form Into ‘Xenobots’ on Their Own

Embryonic cells can self-assemble into new living forms that don’t resemble the bodies they usually generate, challenging old ideas of what defines an organism.

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Science Robotics 31 Mar 2021:
Vol. 6, Issue 52, eabf1571