10 October 2014
Vol 346, Issue 6206

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COVER Robotics engineer Hiroshi Ishiguro and his mechanical doppelgänger "Geminoid." No matter how uncannily human some of today's robots may seem, the resemblance is skin deep. An ongoing challenge is endowing robots with the capability to sense their environment and the wits to comprehend it. See page 178
Photo: Osaka University