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Nadine the robot has been unveiled, and as robotics technology gets more advanced, humanoid robots are looking more and more human. In this episode of SciShow News we explore how Nadine works and why a lot of people find it creepy.

Images and Video of Nadine courtesy of NTU Singapore.

NTU Article on Nadine: http://media.ntu.edu.sg/NewsReleases/Pages/newsdetail.aspx?news=fde9bfb6-ee3f-45f0-8c7b-f08bc1a9a179

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Sources:
http://www.forbes.com/sites/federicoguerrini/2015/12/31/rise-of-the-social-robots-ntu-singapore-unveils-nadine-the-chatty-receptionist/
http://www.wired.co.uk/news/archive/2016-01/04/robot-receptionist
http://electronics.howstuffworks.com/gadgets/high-tech-gadgets/siri2.htm
http://www.gizmag.com/pepper-robot-release/38079/
http://esciencenews.com/articles/2010/09/13/new.artificial.skin.could.make.prosthetic.limbs.and.robots.more.sensitive
http://www.wired.co.uk/news/archive/2015-11/04/uncanny-valley-creepy-robot
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/07/110714191539.htm

Images:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pepper_(robot)#/media/File:Pepper_humanoid_robot_-_Japan_-_August_2014_.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Mori_Uncanny_Valley.svg
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Repliee_Q2.jpg
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Posterior_parietal_cortex#/media/File:Gray726-Brodman.svg

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