Crawling Robot Baby Bravely Explores Carpet Gunk

To find out just how your relaxed vacuuming schedule is affecting your baby's airway, researchers built a slightly frightening robotic infant. This legless, metallic baby crawled across five wool rugs from real people's homes in Finland. (The grounded aluminum tape covering the robot helped to minimize static during its 25 crawling sessions of 20 minutes each.) Researchers had asked the people sharing their rugs not to vacuum for two weeks beforehand. As the robot crawled, advanced instru

Crawling Robot Baby Bravely Explores Carpet Gunk

To find out just how your relaxed vacuuming schedule is affecting your baby's airway, researchers built a slightly frightening robotic infant. This legless, metallic baby crawled across five ...

Thu 18 Jan 18 from Discover Magazine

Babies stir up clouds of bio-gunk when they crawl

When babies crawl, their movement across floors, especially carpeted surfaces, kicks up high levels of dirt, skin cells, bacteria, pollen, and fungal spores, a new study has found. The infants ...

Thu 11 Jan 18 from Medical Xpress

Babies Stir Up Clouds of Bio-gunk When They Crawl, Thu 11 Jan 18 from Laboratory Equipment

Babies stir up clouds of bio-gunk when they crawl, Thu 11 Jan 18 from Science Blog

Babies stir up clouds of bio-gunk when they crawl, Thu 11 Jan 18 from Eurekalert

Crawling babies 'kick up' dirt which they breathe in

Infants' movement across floors kicks up high levels of debris. They inhale a dose that is four times what an adult would breathe walking, according to Purdue University in Indiana, US. ...

Fri 12 Jan 18 from Daily Mail

Why Scientists Just Created the Creepiest Robot Baby You'll Ever See

This dirt-dispersing robot-baby torso will crawl out of the lab and into your nightmares.

Fri 12 Jan 18 from Livescience

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