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Technology for animals…by animals

Clara Mancini, head of the Animal-Computer Interaction Lab at The Open University, designs technologies in co-operation with animals.
A dog sniffs for cancer cells. (Animal-Computer Interaction Lab at The Open University)

We've seen plenty of pet gadgets designed for animals. But what about technology designed by animals? Clara Mancini is head of the Animal-Computer Interaction Lab at The Open University, and she's working to design technologies in co-operation with animals. 

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