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New robotic exoskeleton may help paraplegics walk and keep astronauts healthy in space

Project Engineer Shelley Rea demonstrates the X1 Robotic Exoskeleton for resistive exercise, rehabilitation and mobility augmentation in the Advanced Robotics Development Lab. Credit: Robert Markowitz

NASA and The Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition (IHMC) of Pensacola Continue reading “New robotic exoskeleton may help paraplegics walk and keep astronauts healthy in space” »  More...

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By BioNews On Wednesday, October 10th, 2012
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Graphene could pave way for smart phones as thin and flexible as paper

Scientists believe graphene, the so-called “wonder material” and known as the world’s strongest Continue reading “Graphene could pave way for smart phones as thin and flexible as paper” »  More...

This optical wireless communication module can achieve a transmission rate of 3 Gbit/s. (c) Fraunhofer IPMS/Jürgen Lösel
By BioNews On Monday, October 8th, 2012
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Wireless data at top speed

Whether it’s a wedding, birthday party or other celebration, these days the chances are you’ll have your Continue reading “Wireless data at top speed” »  More...

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By IANS On Saturday, September 29th, 2012
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Quartz glass computer storage that lasts 100 million years

Computer firm Hitachi has developed a quartz glass-based storage system that will last Continue reading “Quartz glass computer storage that lasts 100 million years” »  More...

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By BioNews On Sunday, September 16th, 2012
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Ultra low cost scanner reveals foetal defects

A hand-held scanner, costing as low as 40 pounds and of the size of a computer mouse, Continue reading “Ultra low cost scanner reveals foetal defects” »  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, July 17th, 2012
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Smartphones to have computing power of desktops

Battery operated mobile devices like smartphones and tablets are still lagging behind laptops and Continue reading “Smartphones to have computing power of desktops” »  More...

By BioNews On Friday, June 29th, 2012
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New system tracks swimmers’ movement wirelessly through water

A new system incorporating cutting-edge movement tracking and sensor technologies has enabled elite training sessions to become even more productive Continue reading “New system tracks swimmers’ movement More...

By BioNews On Friday, June 22nd, 2012
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US school whiz kids invent pitcher that alerts when milk turns sour

A group of middle school students from Manhattan, USA won a prestigious prize for devising a product any mother would love: a pitcher that alerts you when milk has gone bad Continue reading “US school whiz More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, June 12th, 2012
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Now, memory stick that doesn”t leave trace of browsing history

There are times when people need to use a computer – and not leave a trace Continue reading “Now, memory stick that doesn”t leave trace of browsing history” »  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, June 12th, 2012
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Now, portable device that can `see through walls`

A group of students from an Australian University have built a portable device that has the ability to see through walls and other solid objects Continue reading “Now, portable device that can `see through More...