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California Startup, Tribogenics, Develops Smart Phone Sized Portable X-ray Machines

Doctors and dentists take millions of X-rays globally each year. Governments use X-rays to scan luggage and shipping containers for hazardous materials. Yet the... more

Written By: | Posted: 11/16/13

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US Army to Build Armored Talos Suit That Merges Man and Machine

The US Army recently put out a call for proposals to build a futuristic climate-controlled suit of armor that would make soldiers smarter, stronger, and tougher. As ever,... more

Written By: | Posted: 10/21/13


Boston Dynamics’ Atlas Robot Walks Like a Human Over Field of Rubble

In movies, robots look like us and can do everything we can—only they’re smarter, stronger, faster, and have questionable motives.  Robotics firm, Boston Dynamics,... more

Written By: | Posted: 10/7/13

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DARPA, IBM Neurosynaptic Chip and Programming Language Mimic the Brain

Engineering is often inspired by nature—the hooks in velcro or dermal denticles in sharkskin swimsuits. Then there’s Darpa's SyNAPSE project. Not content with... more

Written By: | Posted: 08/11/13

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DARPA’s Brain-controlled Prosthetic Arm and a Bionic Hand That Can Touch

The US Department of Defense has a good reason to fund research in advanced bionic limbs—in fact, it has a couple thousand good reasons. In the last thirteen years,... more

Written By: | Posted: 07/24/13


Boston Dynamics’ Humanoid Robot, ATLAS, In Latest Video

Boston Dynamics, the robotics design company, has been demonstrating to the world that we're knee deep in the robot revolution. It was only back in April when the company... more

Written By: | Posted: 07/15/13

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DARPA’s Robotic Hand Can Unlock and Open Your Door

Engineers often turn to nature for inspiration, but working from evolutionary blueprints isn’t always necessary. The Defense Advanced Projects Agency (DARPA) recently... more

Written By: | Posted: 05/17/13

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The Future of Gaming — It May All Be in Your Head

Gaming as a hobby evokes images of lethargic teenagers huddled over their controllers, submerged in their couch surrounded by candy bar wrappers. This image should soon hit... more

Written By: | Posted: 05/12/13

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