Japan's new 'communications robot' will prevent astronauts from getting…

It may look and act nothing like David from Prometheus, but big things come from humble beginnings. Tokyo University researchers and robot creator Tomotaka Takahashi are developing a tiny humanoid robot that will talk to and provide company for a Japanese astronaut during an upcoming six-month mission aboard the… » 12/03/12 2:30pm 12/03/12 2:30pm