[caption id="attachment_120885" align="alignleft" width="215"] Devon Carrow attends Winchester Elementary School from home while operating a robot in the classroom, in West Seneca N.Y. Photo by David Duprey, Associated Press.[/caption]

In an elementary school hallway, a teacher takes her second-graders to the library, leading a single-file line of giggling boys and girls that's perfectly ordinary until you get to a sleek white robot with a video screen showing the face of a smiling, chubby-cheeked boy.

Devon Carrow's life-threatening allergies don't allow him to go to school. But the 4-foot-tall robot with a wireless...

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