Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania have developed modular, shape-shifting robots that can reassemble themselves after being kicked apart. Video after the break.

That’s done with the aid of a camera that seeks out the unique blinkin’ lights of another robot, which it is able to dock with using some magnets and then start the search for another bot all over again, eventually forming into a slightly unstable walking robot

[via EngadgetNewScientist]