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A Sense of Touch Makes Robots More 'Human'

Date:
December 31, 2013
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Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology are developing robots with a sense of touch. They have produced artificial skin that works with computer software to allow robots to physically interact with humans and, as Ben Gruber reports, one man is already seeing the benefits.


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