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SciTech Now Episode 230

In this episode of SciTech Now, how ants and slime might help us understand collective human behavior; founder of Not Impossible Labs Mick Ebeling discusses “technology for the sake of humanity”; behind the scenes of one at the world’s first virtual medical centers; and a robot that has the potential to change the hotel industry.

Can a robot revolutionize the hotel industry?

If 19-year-old Micah Green gets his way, his new housekeeping robot will be on the market by 2017. Maidbot is still a prototype, but the young inventor from upstate New York hopes it will help hotel staff make beds and vacuum floors.