The robot, called Affetto, looks just like a young child and can carry out a range of humanlike expressions

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At first glance, you’d be forgiven for mistaking this face for that of a young child.

But the face isn’t real at all, and instead belongs to an eerily lifelike robot, dubbed Affetto.

Affetto was developed by researchers from Osaka University, and can mimic a range of human facial expressions.

The researchers hope the robot could open to the door to androids that can ultimately have ‘deeper interactions with humans.’

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