Images: How to clone a robot Summary: Scientists at Cornell University have created small robots that can build copies of themselves. By Bill Detwiler | July 19, 2006 -- 11:37 GMT (04:37 PDT) Follow @billdetwiler Previous | Next Image 1 of 5 The modules of Cornell University's self-replicating robot are cubes about 4 inches on a side. They are able to swivel along a diagonal. Topic: Emerging Tech Kick off your day with ZDNet's daily email newsletter. It's the freshest tech news and opinion, served hot. Get it.