In last week's INSIDER, we featured a Q&A with Cornell University researcher Steven Ceron, who is experimenting with a new way — and delicious — way of powering robots: Popcorn.

Because kernels expand rapidly and exert force when heated, the unpopped granules may provide just the right kind of boost for miniature jumping robots or edible devices ingested for medical procedures.

Read the story, and let us know what you think. Is popcorn an effective way to power simple robots?

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