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MIT designs 'Dr Octopus' robotic limbs

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Researchers have developed advanced robotic arms similar to those used by Spiderman's nemesis.

Offering the potential to revolutionize the construction and manufacturing industries, the MIT's Supernumerary Robotic Limbs (SRLs) were outlined at the International Conference on Robotics and Automation in Hong Kong this week.

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Huh. So, well, um, cool? (I'm confused. I cant figure out if this is cool or dumb.)

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Huh. So, well, um, cool? (I'm confused. I cant figure out if this is cool or dumb.)

Yeah I was kind of watching this with raised eyebrows...It is definitely a nice piece of design and technology work, well done for that.....But then I kind of just thought....why? lol. I am sure it has an application beyond erm...pretending to be a Spider-man villain but I was just a bit baffled as to what it would be lol :no:

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More profound engineering may come in the next installment where if things go awry, it squirts ink.

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I like the idea, but am not sure if the technology is there yet. Might be very useful for those people with missing arms?

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SHUT UP AND TAKE MY MONEY!

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SHUT UP AND TAKE MY MONEY!

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