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Robot Maid Mahru-Z Washes Your Laundry, Cooks Your Food

03/23/2010 05:12 am 05:12:01 | Updated May 25, 2011

Korean scientists have created a domestic robot that cleans up, dumps clothes in the washing machine and even heats food in the microwave.

The 1.3-meter, 55-kilogram ``Mahru-Z,'' an ``assistant'' robot developed by the Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST), has a human-like body with a rotating head, arms and legs, and is capable of ``seeing'' three dimensional objects and recognizing jobs that need to be done.

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