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iCandy: Imitation of Life

Robots run, swim, act, and fight like us

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These radiologists at Timone Hospital in Marseille, France, are looking at digital images of a corpse. The scans, obtained using computerized tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, and sonography, will allow pathologists to conduct virtual autopsies from anywhere in the world. The technique makes it possible to noninvasively deduce the cause of death and will also make images used for police investigations more helpful.

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