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Runaway Robot!

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Runaway Robot!

Runaway Robot!

Runaway Robot!

Only Available in Archive Formats.

At the Magna Science Center in England, visitors can watch a demonstration of learning robots in a battle of prey and predator. Last week, one robot, named Gaak, made a bid to escape. Lynn talks to Professor Noel Sharkey, director of robotics at Magna, about his robots and the elusive Gaak.

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