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Kate Middleton and Prince William’s Canada tour: Canada sets etiquette rules for meeting the royals

Canada has issued a guideline for the Duke and Duchess’ visit in the country.

Kate Middleton, Prince William and children arrive in Canada for royal tour

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, née Kate Middleton, and their two adorable children, George and Charlotte, landed in Canada this Saturday, September 24.

Kate Middleton and Prince William’s Canada tour itinerary revealed

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, née Kate Middleton, and their two children have started their official Canadian tour today.

Kate Middleton voted UK’s most influential fashion icon

The Duchess of Cambridge, née Kate Middleton, is no stranger to fashion, elegance and high class.

Pippa Middleton talks fiancé, new cook food, being labeled a ‘party girl’

In a rare interview, Pippa opened up about her new book, her fiancé and the difficulties of being Duchess Kate’s sister.

Kate Middleton and Prince William’s Canada tour: Canada sets etiquette rules for meeting the royals
Kate Middleton, Prince William and children arrive in Canada for royal tour
Kate Middleton and Prince William’s Canada tour itinerary revealed
Kate Middleton voted UK’s most influential fashion icon
Pippa Middleton talks fiancé, new cook food, being labeled a ‘party girl’

A robot for dental students, inspired by inflatable dolls

by Dan
July 4, 2011 at 11:42 am

Researchers at Showa University in Japan have created a robot that will be used by dental students.

Showa Tanako 2 can do a lot of things that are typical of humans: she can flinch, roll her eyes, cough, and close her mouth when suffering from jaw fatigue. She even has the gag reflex.

Created by Orient Industry, a Japanese inflatable dolls manufacturer, Showa Tanako 2 has skin, tongue and mouth of silicon to create a more realistic image. In addition, the robot is able to take part in simple conversations.

Designed to store and analyze the performance of students, Showa Tanako 2 can help future dentists to improve their skills by providing feedback.

The robot will be released this year, but experts say that all students will have to practice on humans to learn how to perform anesthesia.

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