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Robots and Disasters
As details of the tragic events in Japan continue to unfold should use that very technology in times of disaster.


As details of the tragic events in Japan continue to unfold, it should come as no surprise that the island nation, which is a world leader in the development of robots, should use that very technology in times of disaster. Indeed, the IEEE Spectrum reports that Japanese officials “are deploying wheeled and snake-like robots to assist emergency responders in the search for survivors” of last week’s earthquake and tsunami.

Elsewhere, an article posted on CNET reveals that the…

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