Robots with Faces: Should Care Robots Emulate Humans?

By Sinéad Nolan We are facing a care crisis of epic proportions. In less than 20 years’ time the number of over 65s in the UK, currently at 10 million, will have risen to 17 million. Yet estimates show we won’t have sufficient care workers to tend to this ageing population. Assistive robots remain the anonymous shadow in…