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Robot takes on the role of scheduling nurse in a busy hospital labor ward

Optimizing the scheduling of beds and nurses in a busy labor ward is difficult, stressful work. Fortunately researchers in MIT's computer science lab have trained a robot to help out.
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Cute or creepy? This little robot just passed a self-awareness test

In a recent logic test at RPI, one robot demonstrated self-awareness, a key component of real intelligence and a major differentiating factor (for now) between humans and humanoids.