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Could robots help with Covid-19 isolation?

As Covid outbreaks continue to impact aged care homes across the country, using robots to help keep isolated residents company could be an attractive solution. Researchers from the University of Melbourne spoke with 16 older people living in the community ...

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Care robots: safe or unethical?

As care robots gain momentum in the global aged care industry, experts are raising ethical concerns over the potential impact of replacing human companionship with technology. “Once you begin to have robots that do things that humans do increasingly well, ...

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