Scientists from the University of Cambridge Build a Robotic ‘Mother’ – People’s Daily Online

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Leading Chinese paper, People’s Daily reports that scientists from the University of Cambridge have developed a mother robot that independently builds its own baby robots and then tests their performances to inform the future design.

Source: Scientists from the University of Cambridge Build a Robotic ‘Mother’ – People’s Daily Online

This is a fascinating article but it’s even more interesting that it’s published in the People’s Daily rather than a British newspaper. Perhaps, it shows something about the newspapers’ relative priorities and interest of their rederships?

Thoughts?