1. This is, by the way, the state of the art in humanoid robotics:
The DARPA-funded Pet-Proto, built in conjunction with Boston Dynamics, the company that made the infamous Big Dog quadruped robot, was demonstrated ahead of a competition for rescue robots, for which the agency is offering a $2 million prize. (The Pet-Proto will not be competing, but a similar robot from Boston Dynamics will.)
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