Robot Dental Patient / Love Doll

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    Researchers at Showa University have modified a love doll to create a realistic robot patient that will help train dentists:

    The main features of the new robot are a silicone skin and mouth lining by Orient Industry, a maker of love dolls. The tongue and arms each have two degrees of freedom, and the robot overall has ten, enabling it to make natural movements, like shaking its head and choking.

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