Pentagon Unleashes 'Transformer'

'Origami bot' first step in shape-shifting warfare

By Mary Papenfuss,  Newser Staff

Posted Jul 1, 2010 2:52 AM CDT | Updated Jul 1, 2010 5:39 AM CDT

(Newser) – Pentagon designers working mightily to create their own brand of "Transformers"—vehicle-warriors that can morph from robot to boat or plane—have unveiled an origami-like model of a small, thin sheet of metal that can change itself itno a rudimentary boat shape to... More »

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