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07.29.15
Gripping objects takes much more brain power than we thought
07.29.15

Gripping objects takes much more brain power than we thought

Researchers from Brown University have made some crucial discoveries about how our brains co-ordinate gripping.

By D. Cooper,   07.29.15
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05.17.12
Mind-operated robot arm helps paralyzed woman have her cup o' joe (video)
05.17.12

Mind-operated robot arm helps paralyzed woman have her cup o' joe (video)

Researchers at the Braingate2 consortium have made a breakthrough that allows people with spinal c...

By S. Dent,   05.17.12
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05.01.12
Researchers make an RGB laser with a regular laser and quantum dots
05.01.12

Researchers make an RGB laser with a regular laser and quantum dots

The problem with lasers is, they tend to generate just a single color or light.To get more than on...

By T. O'Brien,   05.01.12
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11.23.11
Researchers create spinal cord connectors from human stem cells, heralding breakthrough
11.23.11

Researchers create spinal cord connectors from human stem cells, heralding breakthrough

It's taken many years and more than a bit of brainpower, but researchers at the University of Cen...

By A. Toor,   11.23.11
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03.12.09
Brown University, DARPA give iRobot's PackBot autonomy
03.12.09

Brown University, DARPA give iRobot's PackBot autonomy

It's not easy to find research in the field of robotics without military applications (or military...

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11.08.07
Brown University demonstrates Drawing on Air system
11.08.07

Brown University demonstrates Drawing on Air system

It's been a tick since we've heard any news on the 3D drawing front, but a number of computer scien...

By D. Murph,   11.08.07
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07.24.07
iWalk to release PowerFoot One prosthetic foot
07.24.07

iWalk to release PowerFoot One prosthetic foot

It looks like some researchers at MIT and Brown University are about to see the fruits of their lab...

By D. Melanson,   07.24.07
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09.17.06
Brown U. is building better batteries with plastic
09.17.06

Brown U. is building better batteries with plastic

Too bad they're not building 'em with "butter" or "barometers" -- the alliteration potential is just...

By P. Miller,   09.17.06
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