Robots that can adapt like animals

@article{Cully2015RobotsTC,
  title={Robots that can adapt like animals},
  author={Antoine Cully and Jeff Clune and Danesh Tarapore and Jean-Baptiste Mouret},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2015},
  volume={521},
  pages={503-507}
}
Robots have transformed many industries, most notably manufacturing, and have the power to deliver tremendous benefits to society, such as in search and rescue, disaster response, health care and transportation. They are also invaluable tools for scientific exploration in environments inaccessible to humans, from distant planets to deep oceans. A major obstacle to their widespread adoption in more complex environments outside factories is their fragility. Whereas animals can quickly adapt to… 
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