Japan's newest museum guides are robots

Japan's newest museum guides are robots
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Robot overlords have officially taken over Japan.

At the National Museum of Emerging Science in Tokyo, human tour guides have been replaced with human-like robot women. The Associated Press reports that a group of university professors, who are robotics experts, created the robots to learn more about human interaction.

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Meghan DeMaria

Meghan DeMaria is a staff writer at TheWeek.com. She has previously worked for USA Today and Marie Claire.