Robot Cow Rectum: For Educational, not Recreational, Purposes

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The ‘Haptic Cow' recently won Sarah Baillie the Most Innovative Teacher of the Year Award. Hear that, Adam Frucci? It's for learning. Don't get any ideas.

Miss Baillie's invention solves one of the biggest problems in veterinary medicine. That is, once your hand is up an cow's butt you can't really see anything you're doing. Now, with robotic organs and a monitor, she can teach students exactly what they should (and definitely should not) be grabbing.

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On a related note, Miss Baillie claims she is also working on a 'Haptic Horse.' Kent Smith may well have some ideas for her, as evidenced by this September Photoshop Contest entry:

Illustration for article titled Robot Cow Rectum: For Educational, not Recreational, Purposes

If you'd like to be put in touch, Miss Baille, please let me know. [Wired]

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Shamoononon drives like a farmer

I'm kind of concerned that she seems to be wearing a full body rain coat... and no mask.