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Robots, God and Free Will

 Human or Robot – What’s the Difference?

Recently 300 teenagers and teachers came to the University of Reading to discover just how like themselves robots can be:

 Humanoid? Human-like? Or even … Human.

Professor Kevin Warwick began his presentation by explaining why he is sometimes called, ‘The First Cyborg.’

The Rat Brain Robot

Professor Warwick is the inventor of the ‘Rat Brain Robot’ – a robot that has a biological brain grown from … (you guessed) rat brain cells. As he explains, his research is not only gripping, it’s also very useful with applications already that can help some people with Parkinson’s disease.

This PowerPoint is about the Rat Brain Robot:

© 2011 LASAR (Learning about Science and Religion)