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UVM Roboticist Comments on Eye-Grafting Research for The Scientist

Josh Bongard, associate professor of computer science and roboticist, is interviewed by The Scientist about a recent experiment in which blind tadpoles were able to detect light through eyes grafted to their tails. Bongard says, “animals are very adaptive beyond what we thought before,” and sees potential in his own field for such “flexible” robots. Read the story...