iCandy: Robots--Medical, Musical, Manservants

Automatons do chores, play tunes, and talk among themselves

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Willie Jones covers transportation for IEEE Spectrum, and the history of technology for The Institute.

Photo: Hector Fabio Zamora/GDA/AP Photo
This image, which at first glance could be mistaken for a photo of an alien autopsy, actually shows engineers from the Universidad de Bogotá Jorge Tadeo Lozano, in Colombia, fine-tuning a robot designed to detect antipersonnel land mines.

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