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2009-04-06 06:40:00

Japanese researchers have developed a "Child-robot with a Biomimetic Body," or CB2, that can develop social skills by interacting with humans. The bald, child-like robot follows movements with its black eyes, and mimics breathing by letting its shoulders rise and fall in rhythm. The creature is one of Japan's most sophisticated robots. The four foot, four inch machine is designed to learn like a human infant. "Babies and infants have very, very limited programs. But they have room to learn...

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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
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