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2009-07-23 16:55:13

A realistic female humanoid robot developed by a Japanese national institute made its public debut modeling wedding gowns on an Osaka catwalk. The HRP-4C robot, created by Kazuhito Yokoi of the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, modeled wedding gowns created by fashion designer Yumi Katsura at a hotel Wednesday in Osaka, Kyodo News reported Thursday. I wanted to use it for fashion and entertainment, Yokoi said of his 5-foot-2 creation.

2009-03-16 10:50:00

Scientists in Japan have created a robot capable of modeling the latest fashions on the Tokyo catwalk.

Word of the Day
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.