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Bristol scientist 'revolutionises' robots with new device


The work of a Bristol scientist could be about to revolutionise the world of robots.

Ioannis Ieropoulos from Bristol Robotics Laboratory has developed a device which lets machines power themselves, by feeding on the stuff we throw away.

BBC Points West's Andrew Plant went to meet him.

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