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Pets: an alliance of nature and high-tech

Human psychology has not changed: people still like to interact with pets and be surrounded by beauty. The only thing that is is in question is the form and comfort of these fast-changing conditions.

Scientists propose genetically modified organisms as pets: small copies of large animals, hypoallergenic cats and designer aquarium fish - luminescent or with colours and patterns that can be chosen.

For those who, for various reasons, cannot take care of or interact with real animals, but desire such a thing, scientists can offer interactive robotic pets. They help to maintain a zeal for life and the emotional well-being of elderly or sick people, hospitalised children ,and many others.

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canberk yaw hehe amk
17 May 2020
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hokku why have a pet in the real world when you can just have a virtual one it would be the same but free and you wouldnt have to feed it or clean its poop.
24 Apr 2020
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ProGamer7520 the pets will be like robots and pandas will disappear.
22 May 2019
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Neil "small copies of large animals"? That's a no. AI pets, perhaps. Robot pets will be the only form of robotic companion that will truly succeed.
08 Apr 2019
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paolo Rather than genetically modified organisms, I think it'll be AI pets such as today's Pou or Tamagotchi into a new level
06 Feb 2019
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Kyle Johnson More likely are digital pets in mixed or augmented reality with advanced AI.
06 Feb 2019
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Kevin Estes Robots cannot replace pets. But humans can be replaced by robots. All training and maintenance of pets will be by each pet's robot buddy.
06 Feb 2019
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Allen Shepard The past is a great predictor of future trends and forces. Both traditional and "exotic" pets will be there. The open feel of a smaller place seems real. Heat capture and reuse to warm cold water would also be in place.
06 Feb 2019
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