Findings of the Week

Published: 05th September 2015 10:00 PM  |   Last Updated: 04th September 2015 01:10 AM   |  A+A-

  • European Scientists Design Robot that can cook Delicacies

euro.jpgAre you tired of looking for efficient cooks? Maybe, it’s time you started looking for robots to do the job. A team of European scientists is making a robot that can read the Internet and cook up a stack of pancakes or pizza. Called PR2, the robot, developed by the team of robotics experts that comprise the group RoboHow, can learn how to cook watching humans while combining that information with how-to guides and videos on the web, reports the MIT Technology Review.

  • Fast Food First, Learning to Speak comes Later in the US

fast.jpgAccording to a study in the US, most children in North America are able to recognise McDonald’s before they even learn to speak. French fries—which are known as one of the unhealthiest foods—are the most widely consumed form of vegetables in the US. According to Francesco Branca, director of the WHO’s Department of Nutrition for Health and Development, the study supports the implementation of policies that increase regulation of fast food companies.

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