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Science fiction in the News articles describe real-world events that relate to the ideas and inventions in sf novels and movies. Select a news article:

Huggable Robotic Bear Companion From MIT
   The lovable robot bear from Spielberg's A.I. is getting much closer, thanks to efforts of researchers at MIT.

Huggable Robotic Bear Video
   This is an informative video; however, the pictures of Huggable without his outer skin may be shocking.

Paro Robot Seal Helps Grandma
   Robotic baby harp seals are slowly wiggling their way into American nursing homes. A good idea? Or a phildickian idea?

Auti Interactive Toy For Autistic Children
   This little toy may be of special interest to Anne McCaffrey fans.

MEDi Robot Calms The Nervous Patient
   'Specially programmed stabilizing surrogate devices.' - Anne McCaffrey, 1990.

Qoobo Headless Robotic Therapy Cat Was Anne McCaffrey's Idea
   '...used as surrogates in intense dependency cases.' - Anne McCaffrey, 1990.

Cute Teddy Bear Robot Favorite Of Hospitalized Children
   '...thought had been given to its programming.' - Anne McCaffrey, 1990. is devoted to the creative inventions of science fiction authors and movie makers. Look for the Science Fiction Invention Category that interests you, the Glossary of Science Fiction Inventions, the Timeline of Science Fiction Inventions, or see what's New.
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Barista Robot Perfects Latte Swirl With Multi-DOF Wriggle
re: Anthony Boucher

Vendetta 2023 All-Terrain Skateboard Could Use Neal Stephenson's Smartwheels
re: Neal Stephenson

Safe Street Rebel Autonomous Vehicle Luddites And Schachner's 1931 Robot-Deranger
re: Schachner and Zagat

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