Robot punches humans — for science

Ljubljana, Slovenia (UPI) Oct 14, 2010 ![][1] Volunteers in Slovenia are allowing themselves to be repeatedly punched – by a robot – in an effort to assess human-robot pain thresholds, a researcher says. The late science fiction author Isaac Asimov’s famous First Law of Robotics – “A robot may not injure a human being” – appears to be taking a hammering, but the scientist behind it says it’s all in a good cause, NewScientist.co

[1]: http://www.space-travel.com/images/robot-spix-bg.jpg

URL: http://www.spacedaily.com/reports/Robot_punches_humans_for_science_999.html

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