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11.30.15
Mind-controlled robot gives the disabled a taste of home
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Mind-controlled robot gives the disabled a taste of home

A brain-guided telepresence robot can stand in for people with motor disabilities.

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01.11.15
Flexible spinal cord implants will let paralyzed people walk
01.11.15

Flexible spinal cord implants will let paralyzed people walk

Doctors dream of helping the paralzyed walk through implants that stimulate their spinal cords, bu...

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05.12.14
Scientists build a robot arm that catches objects in the blink of an eye
05.12.14

Scientists build a robot arm that catches objects in the blink of an eye

Humans are good at catching fast-moving objects -- just ask any baseball fan. Robots typically la...

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03.20.13
EPFL mixes graphene and molybdenite to make very efficient, flexible flash memory
03.20.13

EPFL mixes graphene and molybdenite to make very efficient, flexible flash memory

We've seen graphene chips, and we've seen molybdenite chips. What would happen if we combined the...

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02.19.13
Swiss bionic hand offers true sensations through the nervous system
02.19.13

Swiss bionic hand offers true sensations through the nervous system

Those wearing bionic hands and similar prostheses often suffer a frustrating disconnect when they...

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