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NOVA scienceNOW | Friendly Robots Slide Show | PBS

Duration: 04:15

Cynthia Breazeal, Director of the Robotic Life Group at the MIT Media Lab, builds some of the world's most sociable robots. In this slide show, she introduces a few of her favorite non-human companions. NOVA scienceNOW airs five Tuesdays a year on PBS and is available for viewing 365 days a year online.

Video podcast produced by Susan K. Lewis. Interview with Cynthia Breazeal by Joe McMaster. Edited by David Levin and Gayle Anonuevo. NOVA is produced by WGBH in Boston. Major funding for NOVA scienceNOW is provided by the National Science Foundation and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. Additional funding is provided by the Alfred P. Sloan and Kavli foundations.

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Post Date: February 13, 2007