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.
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.
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.
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.