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ROBO Cop: Recycling Wall-E Cleans Up The Streets of Italy (SLIDESHOW)

First Posted: 08/09/09 06:12 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 02:35 PM ET

This real life robot called DustCart, created as part of the $3.9 million DustBot research program has been busy at work on the streets of Pecciolli, Italy. The Wall-E lookalike collects trash and measures atmospheric pollutants and is hoping to revolutionize trash-picking in Italy.

Photos and captions courtesy of Global Post.

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