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robo-pocalypse

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Robot babies used in development research totally freak us out (Tomorrow Daily 150)

On today's show, Ashley and Khail talk about how the ESA might use nets to capture and dispose of space trash in Earth's orbit, give props to a local musician using her heartbeat as a song sample during live shows, and panic over the possibility of a baby robo-pocalypse.

By March 25, 2015

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Robo-babies might help researchers, but they definitely terrify us (Tomorrow Daily 150)

We just found out research labs like the one at Indiana University uses robotic infants to test child development theories. We also just found out what fuels our deepest nightmares. Those discoveries are not a coincidence.

By March 25, 2015

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Sweet! Bakebot robot makes cookies

MIT grad student cooks up a robot that can bake chocolate chip cookies from scratch. We're a little afraid to see how the trey taste though.

By June 13, 2011

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Navy eyes swarms of robot-building microbots

A plan to develop swarms of micro-robots that can build things all on their own, including other robots, might signal that the end is nigh.

By March 4, 2011