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01.18.16
Researchers use Myo muscle-sensing wearable for prosthetics
01.18.16

Researchers use Myo muscle-sensing wearable for prosthetics

The armband is being used to control a prosthetic arm by researchers at Johns Hopkins.

By B. Steele,   01.18.16
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12.07.15
America's first penile transplants will be for war veterans
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America's first penile transplants will be for war veterans

Revolutionary surgery could help America's wounded warriors as soon as next year.

By A. Tarantola,   12.07.15
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10.15.15
Apple introduces ResearchKit apps for autism, melanoma and epilepsy
10.15.15

Apple introduces ResearchKit apps for autism, melanoma and epilepsy

New research apps on the open-source framework will look at detecting early signs of diseases.

By M. Lalwani,   10.15.15
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12.18.14
Double amputee controls two robotic arms with his mind
12.18.14

Double amputee controls two robotic arms with his mind

Here's one other DARPA-funded robotic limb controlled by thoughts alone -- actually make that two,...

By M. Moon,   12.18.14
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12.18.13
Study proves that you can secretly hijack an older Mac's webcam
12.18.13

Study proves that you can secretly hijack an older Mac's webcam

If you believe common wisdom, it shouldn't be possible to take over most webcams without alerting...

By J. Fingas,   12.18.13
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12.24.11
Device warns of catastrophic failure in lithium-ion batteries, robots celebrate
12.24.11

Device warns of catastrophic failure in lithium-ion batteries, robots celebrate

"Catastrophic lithium-ion battery failure" are five words Malfunctioning Eddie never wants to h...

By L. Leavitt,   12.24.11
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06.20.11
DARPA setting up a $130 million 'virtual firing range' to help battle cyber attacks
06.20.11

DARPA setting up a $130 million 'virtual firing range' to help battle cyber attacks

The US government is serious about online security, just ask any one of its cyber commandos. Addi...

By Vlad Savov,   06.20.11
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04.06.11
da Vinci Robot pwns Operation, deems our childhoods forlorn (video)
04.06.11

da Vinci Robot pwns Operation, deems our childhoods forlorn (video)

What happens when a robot with immaculate dexterity comes to grips with a notorious board game from...

By Sam Sheffer,   04.06.11
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07.18.10
DARPA-funded prosthetic arm reaches phase three, would-be cyborgs celebrate
07.18.10

DARPA-funded prosthetic arm reaches phase three, would-be cyborgs celebrate

Last we heard from Johns Hopkins University's Applied Physics Laboratory, it wanted a neurally-cont...

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