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Robotic Rat Used to Advance Depression Research
3/26/2013

Scientists at Waseda University's Taknishi Lab in Japan created the Waseda Rat-3 robot as part of their research into depression. The robot was used to harass real lab rats to induce depression.(Source: Waseda University)
Scientists at Waseda University's Taknishi Lab in Japan created the Waseda Rat-3 robot as part of their research into depression. The robot was used to harass real lab rats to induce depression.
(Source: Waseda University)

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apresher   3/26/2013 8:41:59 AM
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This has to qualify as the most unusual use for robotics in recent memory.  But I think you may have a problem recruiting humans for this experiment.  Doesn't sound like a good time,

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