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Doesn’t get more NEWS FROM THE FUTURE than this… – “The RI-MAN robot carries a life-sized doll at the Riken laboratory in Nagoya, central Japan. The RI-MAN is a seeing, hearing and smelling robot that can carry human beings and is aimed at helping care for the country’s growing number of elderly.” [via] Link.

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