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It's not a matter of "if", but "when", robots take over, they'll look, act, and now move just like their human counterparts. Developed by researchers at University of Tokyo, this Kenshiro robot features a total of 160 lifelike muscles, with 50 in the legs, 76 in the trunk, 12 in the shoulder, and 22 in the neck. Continue reading for a video and more information.

It's approximately 5.1-feet tall and weighs 110-pounds, which is equivalent to the average size of a 12-year-old boy in Japan, complete with an aluminum bone-structure. That's not all, it's accurately human, too: the individual bones and muscles are placed where they would be in a real person, and its limbs are proportional to the weight of a human's.


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This entry was posted on 12/11/2012 4:00pm and is filed under Japanese, Robots, Science, Technology .
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