Japan's teddy bear nurse robot gets a softer touch

The latest prototype is designed to save human backs but still requires a human operator

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Japanese research center Riken has upgraded its nursing-care robot, now called Robear, with better tactile sensors for a softer touch. The machine is expected to help move bedridden patients into wheelchairs in nursing homes in Japan, which has a rapidly ageing population.

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