New android does dangerous, daunting dirty work in labs [video]

By on July 6, 2012 at 4:05 PM.

New android does dangerous, daunting dirty work in labs [video]

Lab Android Robot

Ever wonder why robots always rebel against their human masters in every sci-fi movie in the history of the universe? It’s likely because we humans thought it would be cool to force them to handle highly dangerous radioactive materials and expect them not to notice that their joints are melting off. Per Innovation News Daily, scientists in Japan have designed a robot that is made specifically to “to run infection tests with dangerous influenza strains or work with radioactive lab materials” and thus minimize the risks to human researchers.  More →

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