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Robots set up home at Science Museum

A new exhibition at the Science Museum in London explores the rich history of robots throughout culture.

Robotville EU takes a look at how the idea of robots has developed through literature and how this influenced scientific thinking today.

Rory Cellan-Jones went to meet some of the robots and their creators.

Andrew Spence explained how he built his Cockroach robot to behave like its namesake, and Lorenzo Natale explained how his iCub robot can learn through interactive play.

  • 01 Dec 2011
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