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The eerie robots of 'Humans' hold a black mirror to our darkest fears

AMC and Channel 4's new TV show sees smiling, servile "synths" in every home... but is it them or us who should be feared?

By 14 June 2015

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Notebook consisting of fake human skin pages made for tattoo artist sketches (Tomorrow Daily 186)

A tattoo magazine and a Brazilian ad agency are behind SkinBook, a creepy little notebook with pages of synthetic human skin. It's designed for artists to "sketch" ideas into, protecting real human skin from the ravages of inexperienced tattooers while they practice their craft.

By 2 June 2015

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'Human skin' notebook designed for tattoo artists (Tomorrow Daily 186)

On today's show, Ashley and Khail break down the VR news from Google I/O, check out a creepy notebook made of fake skin for "sketching" tattoos and express concerns about MIT's cheetah-bot, which can now hurdle over obstacles without slowing down.

By 2 June 2015

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Virus study infects humanity with a 'vomiting machine'

Researchers create a machine that vomits to study how virus particles emitted when someone throws up can spread through the air and infect others. They had us at "a machine that vomits."

By 21 August 2015

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Borrowing human reflexes eradicates robot bumbles

Researchers from MIT have designed an interface that allows a robot to tap into the reflexes of a human controller to eradicate typical robot clumsiness.

By 11 August 2015

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Study says horses make faces like humans, no offense intended

Why the long face? A new study from the University of Sussex says horses use their lips and eyes to express emotion much like humans do.

By 9 August 2015

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Human Torch drone disturbs and wows with fiery flying

"Fantastic Four" is coming this week, and we have a nifty publicity stunt in the form of a flying drone version of the Human Torch.

By 6 August 2015

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Aliens will look just like humans, says Cambridge professor

Technically Incorrect: Building on the principle of evolutionary convergence, an academic says it's likely that aliens will resemble us.

By 3 July 2015

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'Orbis Spike' in 1610 marks humanity's first major impact on planet Earth

Humans are as "Earth-changing as a meteor strike," says a researcher who has proposed a new start date for the so-called Anthropocene, or "human epoch."

By 13 March 2015

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This is what happens when a Google robot gets annoyed with a human

Technically Incorrect: In a series of experiments, a Google human has various conversations with a machine. One involves morality. The machine gets pissy.

By 29 June 2015