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01.19.17
Harvard's soft exosuit makes walking 23 percent easier
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Harvard's soft exosuit makes walking 23 percent easier

The exosuit could help people walk again and help soldiers carry heavy supply packs on the battlefield.

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05.17.16
3D printer uses lasers to create metallic objects in midair
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3D printer uses lasers to create metallic objects in midair

This Harvard-designed machine uses silver nanoparticles as ink.

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05.06.16
Harvard researchers trial cheap, efficient paper-based Zika test
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Harvard researchers trial cheap, efficient paper-based Zika test

It could get results in hours instead of the days or weeks it takes current tests.

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10.31.15
Medicine-covered nanoparticles could help stroke victims
10.31.15

Medicine-covered nanoparticles could help stroke victims

Scientists combined existing blood clot busting techniques with tiny nanoparticles to help stroke victims

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10.06.15
UV-light enabled catheter fixes heart defects without surgery
10.06.15

UV-light enabled catheter fixes heart defects without surgery

Modern medicine sees the development of an adhesive agent that can block a hole in the heart without the need of open-heart surgery.

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09.12.14
DARPA is funding the development of a soft, fabric-based exoskeleton
09.12.14

DARPA is funding the development of a soft, fabric-based exoskeleton

When someone says "exoskeleton," it's easy to imagine a clunky contraption made of metal, like the...

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05.03.13
Harvard University's robotic insect takes its first controlled flight (video)
05.03.13

Harvard University's robotic insect takes its first controlled flight (video)

There's hardly a shortage of animal inspired robots, but few are as tiny as Harvard's autonomous R...

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