HOME  |  NEWS  |  BLOGS  |  MESSAGES  |  FEATURES  |  VIDEOS  |  WEBINARS  |  INDUSTRIES  |  FOCUS ON FUNDAMENTALS
  |  REGISTER  |  LOGIN  |  HELP
Blogs
Blog
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)

Return to Article

View Comments: Newest First|Oldest First|Threaded View
<<  <  Page 2/2
apresher
User Rank
Blogger
Robotic Rat
apresher   3/26/2013 8:41:59 AM
NO RATINGS
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,

<<  <  Page 2/2
Partner Zone
More Blogs
Design collaboration now includes the entire value chain. From suppliers to customers, purchasing to outside experts, the collaborative design team includes internal and external groups. The design process now stretches across the globe in multiple software formats.
Researchers have developed a hybrid energy harvester for generating electricity from multiple spectrums of solar energy.
These futuristic military robots will help soldiers and other military personnel better perform their duties.
Icon Labs has developed a whitepaper to help determine the type of cybersecurity needed based on the type of device.
We're talking a look at 10 of the coolest technologies being developed by the US military today. In addition to saving lives on the battlefield, don't be surprised if you see some of these in your daily life some time in the near future.
Quick Poll
The Continuing Education Center offers engineers an entirely new way to get the education they need to formulate next-generation solutions.
SEMESTERS: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6 |  7 | 8 | 9


Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies. You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived. So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.
Learn More   |   Login   |   Archived Classes
Twitter Feed
Design News Twitter Feed
Like Us on Facebook

Technology Marketplace

Copyright © 2016 UBM Canon, A UBM company, All rights reserved. Privacy Policy | Terms of Service