Using Lego Mindstorms robots to grow bones … really

Researchers at the University of Cambridge Engineering Department are using Lego Mindstorms rather than hugely expensive ‘proper’ robots to help with their experiments to grow real bones.  A great example of how engineers are really good at finding low-cost, creative solutions to problems. And as a bonus, they get to play with Lego at work.

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