From Discovery:
An emerging field known as of "neurobiological robotics" is looking for unique human or animal abilities that can be copied, turned into software, and replicated in order to make robots work better….“We’re trying to make the robot brain more like human brain,” said Jeff Krichmar, professor of cognitive science at the University of California, Irvine. “The brain has incredibly flexibility and adaptability. If you look at any artificial system, it’s far more brittle than biology.”

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