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Old 09-03-2009, 09:48 AM
 
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Here's a cool looking video about how researchers in Japan are developing robots to care for the elderly and i'd assume the disabled in the future. It's only a couple minutes long.

Science news videos from Scientific American - Robonurse Cares For Elderly (http://www.scientificamerican.com/video.cfm?id=35757988001 - broken link)
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Old 09-03-2009, 10:21 AM
 
Location: Universal City, Texas
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That's cool, however it needs to cook dinners, wash dishes, bath the patient, wash clothes to really replace the help.
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Old 09-03-2009, 02:25 PM
 
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LOL, i'm sure the technology will improve as science keeps on advancing as this is just an early prototype being developed .
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