Robotic earthworms will gobble up our garbage



"Much of what we throw away still has value. Metals, petroleum, and other components could get additional use if we extracted them, and robotic earthworms could do that for. The tiny, agile robot teams will go through mines and landfills to extract anything of value, and digest the remaining heaps into quality top soil."


The Futurist Magazine


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