Curiosity Daily Podcast: Communicating with Cell-Sized Robots (w/ Cornell University) and Uncanny Valley Science
Learn from Cornell University physicists Paul McEuen and Itai Cohen how cell-sized robots actually communicate with each other and move around. You’ll also learn about the “uncanny valley” and how scientists figured out what part of your brain gets creeped out by human-like robots.
Episode Show Notes:
In this podcast, Cody Gough and Ashley Hamer discuss the following story from Curiosity.com about how scientists pinpointed the part of your brain that’s creeped out by human-like robots: https://curiosity.im/2SpcbqS
Additional resources from Cornell University:
- Physicists take first step toward cell-sized robots — https://as.cornell.edu/news/physicists-take-first-step-toward-cell-sized-robots
- Graphene Origami [VIDEO] — https://research.cornell.edu/video/graphene-origami
- Nanobots That Can Do Just about Anything — https://research.cornell.edu/news-features/nanobots-can-do-just-about-anything
- Itai Cohen | Department of Physics Cornell Arts & Sciences — https://physics.cornell.edu/itai-cohen
- Paul McEuen | Department of Physics Cornell Arts & Sciences — https://physics.cornell.edu/paul-mceuen
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