“The robots in Rajesh Rao’s lab at the University of Washington could be the cousins of the robot from Lost in Space, Rosie from The Jetsons, and C-3Po. They have square, electronics-laden heads, human-shaped bodies, lights, buttons, and herky-jerky movements. They look like toys but are nothing of the sort. The robots were created to help Rao learn about human brains …”
Read an excerpt here.