Kenneth Chang. Scientists report they have made robot that makes its own robots.

This news article is useful for rhetorical analysis.

Reading Question

Answer the follow question:

 Towards the Public Understanding of Science

Re-write in three paragraphs the core of this article in the New York Times.  Your job is to write the article so that the lay reader can actually form a considered opinion of the work, and so that the reader’s future thoughts about legislation, ethics and technology’s future can be informed and supported by the information you present.

Illah Nourbakhsh,
Sep 20, 2011, 6:58 AM