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Eco-Friendly Robots Will Decompose When They Die

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Dr Jonathan Rossiter, a senior lecturer at the University of Bristol's Department of Engineering and Mathematics, has come up with a clever idea -- and a £200,000 two-year research grant to try the idea out. His notion is to create robots that return to the earth when their mission is complete.