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Weird science: Could a robot have real feelings?

The University of Reading has been trying to revolutionise the way science is seen by schoolchildren, giving hundreds of teenagers the opportunity to think outside the constraints of the curriculum.

Could there be a day when robots have rights and are given the vote? Will scientific advances mean that they have real feeling and experience emotions?

Graham Satchell joined students as they pondered the possibilities.

  • 17 Oct 2012
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