"Sick" robot for medical training has this pain in all the diodes down her left side



Researchers at Gifu University’s Graduate School of Medicine in Japan have developed a robotic patient that can respond verbally to questions about how it feels and move its body in ways that exhibit the symptoms of its ailment. It looks like a human woman and has body parts that can move in accordance with its symptoms. This will help medical students gain experience in diagnosing diseases, and hopefully will encourage them against being such dismissive jackasses. [GT]

Sick Robot Takes Med Training to the Uncanny Valley

Gabrielle Taylor
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