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Atlas: Life-Sized, Advanced Humanoid Robot Promises To Use His Powers For Good
- 07/12/2013 06:17 PM EDT Sci/Tech
The latest design from Boston Dynamics, Atlas the robot is 6'2" and highly mobile, designed to navigate rough, outdoor terrain. He's also got sensate hands that allegedly (and terrifyingly) allow him to use human tools. Fortunately, his intended purpose is benevolent: his creators hope he can help with disaster assistance in areas too rough for humans.