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Palo Alto: Children’s Hospital uses robot to help patients study, socialize
The Mercury News

Anuj Nanavati, an oncology patient, leaned toward an iPad and asked his science teacher how purple cabbage juice acts as a pH indicator.

Anuj, 16, was not actually inside the Hospital School classroom at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford. He was inside another room, controlling a Double two-wheeled robot in the classroom.

In a staged demonstration, Anuj showed how the robot will be used by patients who cannot leave their rooms or be around other students as a way to continue their lessons.

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