Judgment Day looms: Researchers prove that humans feel empathy for robots

Judgment Day looms: Researchers prove that humans feel empathy for robots
Good news, prospective robot overlords: Researchers in Germany have proven that humans do indeed feel empathy for robots. This empathy exists for robots irrespective of their form — a dinosaur-shaped robot and humanoid robot both elicited the same …
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New robots crawl like sea turtles
Scientists are designing robots that can go where humans cannot or should not go, and often rely on inspiration from nature to do so. For instance, snakelike robots could, in principle, slither into crevices to help find disaster victims. RECOMMENDED …
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Cherry Point shows off bomb disposal robots
Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point gave a rare demonstration Friday, showing off some unique robots. They're used for finding and getting rid of bombs. Some of them can climb stairs, open car doors, and even pull trucks weighing thousands of pounds.
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