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21:44 ScienceDaily.comBrain-computer interface advances improve prosthetics, therapies

Advances in connecting neural stimulation to physical control of the body are transforming the development of prosthetics and therapeutic training for people with disabilities, according to new research.

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19:10 ScientificAmerican.ComNew Atlas Used to ID Brain Parts for Plans and Actions

A detailed picture of cell types in some areas of the mouse cortex is put to the test -- Read more on

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20:09 Gizmag Hyundai to trial assistive exoskeletons in North American factories

Assembling cars can be a physically-demanding task, which is why Ford recently began equipping its factory workers with assistive exoskeletons. Hyundai is now getting in on the act, with plans to start testing two such devices in its North American factories by the end of the year.
.. Continue Reading Hyundai to trial assistive exoskeletons in North American factories Category: Robotics Tags: Assistive Technologies Exoskeleton Hyundai

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18:44 Nature.ComDaily briefing: So you want to be a cyborg?

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16:45 Technology.orgResearchers study Iron Man-like exoskeletons to improve worker productivity, safety, and well-being

Over the next decade, American manufacturers are facing an industrial skills gap with projections of 2 million manufacturing

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12:47 NYT ScienceSketchbook | Graphic review: An Illustrated Homage to the Oceans Atlas

The graphic artist Kristen Radtke recalls the influence that a book about the seas had on her young imagination.

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18:57 Nanowerk.comResearchers study Iron Man-like exoskeletons to improve worker productivity, safety, and well-being

Researchers are working on developing whole-body powered exoskeletons for augmenting human performance in industrial use and to understand the dramatic impacts they may have on the socio-technological landscape of jobs.

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18:46 Phys.orgIron Man-like exoskeletons studied to improve productivity, safety, and well-being

Over the next decade, American manufacturers are facing an industrial skills gap with projections of 2 million manufacturing jobs going unfilled due to a lack of qualified and skilled applicants. A large portion of the current manufacturing workforce is nearing retirement age and younger generations often lack the interest to learn the technical skills associated with jobs in manufacturing. Furthermore, occupational injuries cost U.S. companies more than $13 billion annually, with overexertion injuries accounting for the majority of injuries.

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18:28 3dnewsВидео дня: робот Boston Dynamics Atlas демонстрирует навыки «паркура»

Компания Boston Dynamics опубликовала на YouTube новый видеоролик (см. ниже), демонстрирующий возможности передового человекоподобного робота Atlas. Напомним, что Atlas — это двуногая антропоморфная машина, созданная по заказу Управления перспективных исследований Министерства обороны США (DARPA). Робот обладает большим количеством степеней свободы, а питание может обеспечивать блок аккумуляторных батарей.

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20:58 LiveScience.comHumanoid Robot Atlas Can Now Do Parkour and That's Not at All Terrifying (Oh, Yes, It Is)

Atlas, the humanoid robot that can run like a person, recently demonstrated a few new tricks.

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17:30 TechnologyReview.comThat Atlas robot might be doing parkour now, but it still can’t chase you up the stairs

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16:34 ExtremeTech.comBoston Dynamics Atlas Robot Can Do Parkour

It won't be long until the robots only need us to build new obstacles for them to climb over.
The post Boston Dynamics Atlas Robot Can Do Parkour appeared first on ExtremeTech.

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09:56 News-Medical.NetPitt/UPMC researchers awarded NIH grants for brain computer interface research

A team of University of Pittsburgh and UPMC researchers was recently awarded two grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) totaling over $8 million to expand their groundbreaking brain computer interface (BCI) research in collaboration with researchers at the University of Chicago and Carnegie Mellon University.

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09:31 Видео дня: робот Boston Dynamics Atlas демонстрирует чудеса паркура

Компания Boston Dynamics показала новое достижение своего человекоподобного робота Atlas. На этот раз на компания опубликовала видео, где показано, как робот демонстрирует «паркур». 
Atlas подбегает к расположенным на разной высоте стойкам, перепрыгивая через бревно по ходу дела, и забирается наверх, перепрыгивая с одной поверхности на другую. 
В прошлом году робот Boston Dynamics Atlas продемонстрировал удачное сальто назад, а ещё год назад робот научился стоять на одной ноге.   

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02:29 Gizmag Boston Dynamics' Atlas has now mastered parkour

Boston Dynamics has quietly dropped a new video, this time revealing the Atlas robot's newfound ability to clear obstacles and jump like a parkour expert. The combination of real-time computer vision and control software, that balances legs, arms and torso, affirms Atlas as one of the most physically impressive robots ever developed.
.. Continue Reading Boston Dynamics' Atlas has now mastered parkour Category: Robotics Tags: Boston Dynamics Robotics

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23:19 ScienceNewsDaily.orgBoston Dynamics Atlas Robot Goes Full American Ninja Warrior In Latest Demo

It's been a while since we've talked about Boston Dynamics here at HotHardware. The last time we checked in with the company, its SpotMini robot dog was walking autonomously through a "mock" ...

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22:56 CNBC technologyBoston Dynamics shows its Atlas robot has picked up some impressive athletic skills

In the latest video from Boston Dynamics, a robot is shown running and then jumping from block to block in an activity known as parkour.

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11:26 Phys.orgFrom cyborgs to sex robots, U of M professor studies how brain science is changing legal system

Francis Shen spends a lot of time thinking about transhuman cyborgs, brain-wave lie detectors, sex robots and terrorists hacking into devices implanted in our heads.

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08:20 News-Medical.NetVeracyte presents new data on Afirma GSC and Afirma Xpression Atlas therapies for thyroid cancer

Veracyte, Inc. announced today that new findings from six studies reinforcing the "real world" performance of the next-generation Afirma Genomic Sequencing Classifier and the Afirma Xpression Atlas in thyroid cancer diagnosis were presented at the 88th Annual Meeting of the American Thyroid Association. The meeting is being held October 3-7 in Washington, D.C.

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15:14 FierceBiotech.comF-Prime, Atlas lead cancer startup Akrevia to $30M A round

Akrevia Therapeutics has raised a $30 million series A round led by F-Prime Capital Partners and Atlas Venture. The financing sets a team led by ex-Ariad and Intellia executives up to advance a pipeline of immuno-oncology candidates.

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23:21 LiveScience.comWas This Man a Bronze-Age Cyborg? His Metal Hand May Have Been a Prosthetic.

Treasure hunters in Switzerland have unearthed a hand-some artifact: a 3,500-year-old bronze hand outfitted with a gold cuff, Swiss archaeologists announced last week.

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10:48 TechnologyOttobock reaches for growth with industrial exoskeletons

German artificial limb manufacturer Ottobock plans to start selling a mechanical exoskeleton that makes manual labor for factory workers easier this week, joining a field already crowded with major industrial players and start-ups.

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16:54 Popular ScienceI became a cyborg to manage my chronic pain

Health Implanting a new generation of spinal stimulators.
I had a spinal cord stimulator, an electronic device used to treat chronic pain, implanted into my body. This type of therapy might help some of the other 100 million…

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21:45 ScienceDaily.comA cyborg cockroach could someday save your life

A tiny neuro-controller could provide more precise control of futuristic biobots such as cyborg cockroaches that are already being tested for use in search and rescue missions inside collapsed buildings.

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09:59 News-Medical.NetStudy: First independent in-home use of brain-computer interface by ALS patients shows promise

Laboratory studies have shown the potential for patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, who cannot move or speak, to communicate using a brain-computer interface.

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18:20 SingularityHub.ComAre Exoskeletons About to Go Mainstream?

Ever since the appearance of the power loader in the sci-fi classic Aliens, the idea that powered exoskeletons could let workers carry superhuman weights has enticed executives in heavy industry. Recent developments suggest the idea might finally be moving into the real world. The idea behind exoskeletons, or wearable robotics, seems like a no-brainer. Marry […]

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05:40 Gizmag LG takes a load off with AI-controlled exoskeleton

In the near future, humans and robots will be working together in warehouses and factory floors – although we may be closer together than you think. At IFA next week, LG is set to unveil what it calls a "wearable robot," which is effectively an exoskeleton that workers step into to help take the load off their legs.
.. Continue Reading LG takes a load off with AI-controlled exoskeleton Category: Robotics Tags: Exoskeleton LG Robotic Robots

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13:12 Zdnet.comThe worker in the robot suit: New industrial orders reignite exoskeleton interest

It's been a technology without a clear customer for about a decade, but wearable robotic suits are finally finding a market in legacy manufacturing and construction

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14:53 News-Medical.NetAtlas of the nervous system provides new clues about origin of neurological diseases

Researchers at Karolinska Institutet have created a systematic and detailed map of the cell types of the mouse nervous system.

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15:07 GenEngNews.comSingle-Cell Genetic Atlas of Breast Development Reveals New Cancer Targets

Scientists have recognized the relationship between normal organ development and cancer for more than 100 years. More recently, researches have begun to emphasize that the heterogeneous nature of most cancers largely contributes towards their clinical response. Now, a team of investigators at Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at the University of Utah (U of U) and the Salk Institute for Biological Studies, have created the first single cell resolution atlas of genes that control the formation of breast tissue. The atlas provides a comprehensive molecular map that the researchers are optimistic will be used to help understand how breast cancers form and to pinpoint new ways to prevent, diagnose, and treat the disease. Findings from the new study were published recently in Cell Reports through an article titled “ Single-Cell Transcriptomes Distinguish Stem Cell State Changes and Lineage

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08:14 Gizmag Ford makes EksoVest exoskeletons available to employees worldwide after successful US trials

After a successful trial in two US plants, Ford is now offering a wearable upper-body exoskeleton to employees in 15 of its plants all across the globe. The EksoVest is designed to support workers' arms while they perform repetitive overhead tasks.
.. Continue Reading Ford makes EksoVest exoskeletons available to employees worldwide after successful US trials Category: Robotics Tags: Ekso Exoskeleton Ford

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21:28 TechnologyReview.comFord is deploying exoskeletons in 15 of its factories around the world

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19:03 TechnologyJapan’s ‘mad scientists’ pursue a cyborg-friendly future

An emerging scientific field seeks to combine living tissue with metals and plastics

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13:07 Zdnet.comExoskeletons debut at Ford factories

Staff will now be augmented by exoskeletons in Ford factories across the world.

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12:24Абоненты Киевстар использовали больше 9 тысяч гигабайт данных на Atlas Weekend

В сравнении с прошлым годом, трафик мобильного интернета вырос втрое. Также за 6 дней фестиваля абоненты использовали практически 1,5 миллиона минут голосовой связи.

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13:52 Phys.orgRobotic exoskeleton allows disabled people to eat or drink by themselves

Researchers of the Biomedical Neuro-engineering group of the Universidad Miguel Hernández (UMH) of Elche, Spain, have developed a robotic exoskeleton which, attached to a robotic wheelchair, helps people with varying degrees of disability carry out daily activities including eating, drinking or washing.

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19:54 News-Medical.NetRobotic exoskeleton helps disabled people to carry out daily activities on their own

Researchers of the Biomedical Neuro-engineering group of the Universidad Miguel Hernández of Elche, Spain, have developed a worldwide pioneering robotic exoskeleton which, attached to a robotic wheelchair, helps people with varying degrees of disability carry out daily activities on their own, including eating, drinking or washing.

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17:40 Gizmag Norton releases first official sketches of the upcoming Atlas 650

It's no secret that Norton has a brand new 650cc inline twin motor in the pipeline, destined to spearhead its comeback with a new family of affordable models. Scheduled to break cover in November, the Atlas 650 has been revealed for the first time in two digital renders that Norton has just released.
.. Continue Reading Norton releases first official sketches of the upcoming Atlas 650 Category: Motorcycles Tags: Engine Motorcycle Norton Motorcycle Related Articles: Zero Motorcycles' 2018 models boast faster charging, more range Confederate partners with Zero Motorcycles and goes electric Power, control and safety: The year's best motorcycle tech and what to expect in 2016 Wheelrider motorcycle top case doubles as carry-on luggage, includes solar panel Stoptix automatic brake light warns against rear-end collisions .... before you touch the brakes SWM Motorcycles unveils first new

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00:52 Gizmag Review: 2018 Volkswagen Atlas is proper family hauling, VW-style

The 2018 VW Atlas marks the German automaker's foray into the three-row crossover arena. Sitting between the Tiguan and the Tuareg, the new Atlas is a well-done, roomy, and efficiently-designed crossover with a lot to like ... not the least of which is its name, which we think is perfect.
.. Continue Reading Review: 2018 Volkswagen Atlas is proper family hauling, VW-style Category: Automotive Tags: Crossover Reviews SUV Volkswagen Related Articles: Volkswagen shrinks and sharpens its SUV lineup with all-new T-Roc Review: 2017 Mazda CX-9 cuts an impressive crossover figure VW's largest vehicle targets active America Review: 2018 Chevrolet Traverse sets a new bar for the 3-row crossover Review: 2018 Buick Enclave takes the family to the premium level Review: 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe may not bling it, but does bring it

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00:31 Popular SciencePower-multiplying exoskeletons are slimming down for use on the battlefield

Military The technology has been long-anticipated by military commanders.
A raft of newly developed exoskeletons is starting to meet the slimmed-down, stealth requirements of today’s troop commanders. They see these power-assisting suits as…

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19:15 Phys.orgNew World Atlas of Desertification shows unprecedented pressure on planet's resources

On 21 June 2018, the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission published a new edition of the World Atlas of Desertification, offering a tool for decision makers to improve local responses to soil loss and land degradation.

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18:39 ScienceDaily.comNew World Atlas of Desertification shows unprecedented pressure on planet's resources

The World Desertification Atlas by the European Commission's Joint Research Centre provides the first comprehensive, evidence-based assessment of land degradation at a global level and highlights the urgency to adopt corrective measures.

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17:40 ExtremeTech.comFord’s Factory Floor Exoskeleton Vest: ‘Power Without Pain’

EksoVest helps Ford workers do more overhead assembly tasks without repetitive strain injuries. A typical worker does the same task 4,600 times a day.
The post Ford’s Factory Floor Exoskeleton Vest: ‘Power Without Pain’ appeared first on ExtremeTech.

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15:36 Phys.orgAn exoskeleton for paraplegics

Robotic devices are increasingly being used to assist patients with impaired motor functions. Through a novel adaptable exoskeleton, the Symbitron project hopes to revolutionise rehabilitation of patients.

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16:44 Gizmag Zaha Hadid wraps hotel in striking exoskeleton

You could be forgiven for thinking that an alien race had made its home in Macau, China, but this extraordinary structure is actually the latest major building by Zaha Hadid Architects. Serving as a flagship hotel for the City of Dreams resort, its perforated form is wrapped in an exoskeleton that provides structural support.
.. Continue Reading Zaha Hadid wraps hotel in striking exoskeleton Category: Architecture Tags: Building and Construction China Hotel Zaha Hadid Related Articles: Zaha Hadid Architects to transform Russia's largest port All aboard! Zaha Hadid-designed train station opens for business Luxury apartment complex will keep residents' feet off the ground Zaha Hadid-designed building makes an infinite statement Zaha Hadid-designed Bora tower under construction in Mexico City Zaha Hadid-designed tower does the twist

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16:57 NewScientist.ComA self-balancing exoskeleton lets wheelchair users walk again

An exoskeleton is being tested that helped a wheelchair user to walk for several hours without pain. It supports its own weight and mimics the wearer’s natural gait

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10:18 TechnologyAtlas bugged


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22:57 ScienceDaily.comCometh the cyborg: Improved integration of living muscles into robots

Researchers have developed a novel method of growing whole muscles from hydrogel sheets impregnated with myoblasts. They then incorporated these muscles as antagonistic pairs into a biohybrid robot, which successfully performed manipulations of objects. This approach overcame earlier limitations of a short functional life of the muscles and their ability to exert only a weak force, paving the way for more advanced biohybrid robots.

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15:33 FierceBiotech.comLooking to unseat Sanofi and Shire drugs, Atlas gene therapy startup Avrobio files for $86M IPO

Avrobio has filed for an $86.25 million IPO. The offering would give the Atlas Venture-backed startup the means to run clinical trials of gene therapies designed to supplant enzyme replacement therapies from Sanofi, Shire and Pfizer.

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16:46 Gizmag New Atlas Privacy Policy update

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22:44 Hyundai’s Exoskeletons, with Sangin Park

Sangin Park on exoskeletons to help factory workers, people with paraplegia, and soldiers.

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21:17 3dnewsВидео дня: робот Boston Dynamics Atlas вышел на прогулку

Компания Boston Dynamics представила новый видеоролик (см. ниже), демонстрирующий последние достижения в разработке человекоподобного робота Atlas. Фирма Boston Dynamics была основана в 1992 году Марком Райбертом (Marc Raibert). В декабре 2013 года компания была куплена корпорацией Google. А летом прошлого года Boston Dynamics перешла во владение японской телекоммуникационной и медиакорпорации SoftBank Group.

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08:04 Робот Atlas научился бегать

Компания Boston Dynamics опубликовала очередной видеоролик, в котором нам показывают новые возможности человекоподобного робота Atlas.
Полтора года назад Atlas научился удерживать равновесие на одной ноге, прошлой осенью он продемонстрировал общественности сальто назад.
Теперь же мы видим, как Atlas бегает трусцой по неровной поверхности, а также перепрыгивает через препятствие.
Вероятно, по мере развития робототехники лет через 10 подобные видеоролики будут вызывать улыбку, однако сейчас это выглядит довольно впечатляюще.

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03:54 Gizmag Boston Dynamics' Atlas robot can now chase you through the woods

Every few months, Boston Dynamics reveals a new video illustrating yet another impressive ability from its quickly evolving line of robots. The latest duo of clips are no exception, this time showing its Atlas robot taking a casual jog in the woods, while SpotMini is shown autonomously taking a long exploratory mission around an office building.
.. Continue Reading Boston Dynamics' Atlas robot can now chase you through the woods Category: Robotics Tags: Boston Dynamics Robot Robotics Related Articles: Latest Atlas robot shows its gymnastic chops by nailing a backflip Boston Dynamics gives SpotMini robot a sleek restyling Boston Dynamics' latest Atlas robot struts its stuff Boston Dynamics' SpotMini robot helps out around the house There's no escaping Boston Dynamics' wheeled jumping robot Atlas robot pulls off delicate balancing act

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23:54 ScienceDaily.comBrain-computer interface based on mutual learning helps tetraplegics in avatar race

Brain-computer interfaces (BCIs) are seen as a potential means by which severely physically impaired individuals can regain control of their environment, but establishing such an interface is not trivial. A new study suggests the most dramatic improvements in computer-augmented performance are likely to occur when both human and machine are allowed to learn.

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06:33 TechInvestorNews.comGoogle Wants to Turn You Into a Cyborg (Will Oremus/Slate Magazine)

Will Oremus / Slate MagazineGoogle Wants to Turn You Into a Cyborg - Google is no longer, at its core, a search engine. Its now foremost an artificial intelligence engine. And its goal is not to help you find information, but to become an extension of your very self. ...

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22:46 News-Medical.NetMSU students develop exoskeleton app for patient with Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Zach Smith has Duchenne muscular dystrophy, a genetic disorder marked by progressive muscle degeneration. His lack of muscle control and being in a wheelchair made him a prime candidate for a computer-controlled exoskeleton arm.

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19:49 Phys.orgStudents create exoskeleton app for patient with muscular dystrophy

Zach Smith has Duchenne muscular dystrophy, a genetic disorder marked by progressive muscle degeneration. His lack of muscle control and being in a wheelchair made him a prime candidate for a computer-controlled exoskeleton arm.

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19:14 NewScientist.ComFlying beetle cyborgs guided with tiny battery-powered backpacks

Beetles have been turned into autonomous flying robots. They could one day swarm through disaster zones on search and rescue missions

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21:44 Phys.orgCyborg-lit: Book about transhumanism wins Wellcome prize

A book that explores the quest to defeat death with technology has won Britain's medically themed Wellcome Book Prize.

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15:59 Phys.orgNew invention revolutionizes exoskeletons

Aalborg researchers have developed a new type of mechanical joint that can support shoulders and hips smarter than ever before. The joint which is compact enough to be worn hidden under clothing, has already won international honors and will likely be the standard in future wearable exoskeletons

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10:15 Technology.orgFor heavy lifting, use exoskeletons with caution

You can wear an exoskeleton, but it won’t turn you into a superhero. That’s the finding of a

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19:10 ScienceDaily.comAnimal cyborg: Behavioral control by 'toy' craving circuit

Children love to get toys from parents for their birthday present. This craving toward items also involves object hoarding disorders and shopping addiction. However, the biological meaning of why the brain pursues objects or items has remained unknown.

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06:28 ScienceDaily.comFor heavy lifting, use exoskeletons with caution

You can wear an exoskeleton, but it won't turn you into a superhero. Researchers report that that a commercially available exoskeleton relieved stress on the arms just as it was supposed to -- but it increased stress on the back by more than 50 percent.

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19:39 News-Medical.NetEPFL becomes part of Chan Zuckerberg’s project to develop Human Cell Atlas

"The automated single-cell analysis pipeline is a software tool that catalyzes interdisciplinary work as it allows non-expert labs to engage in high-level genomic research that otherwise would require significant computational expertise," explains Professor Bart Deplancke, director of a lab at EPFL's Institute of Bioengineering.

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12:38 News-Medical.NetNew initiative launched to support goals of Human Cell Atlas

Uri Laserson, PhD, Assistant Professor in the Department of Genetics and Genomics Sciences at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, and collaborators have been awarded one of 85 grants announced today from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative DAF (CZI), an advised fund of Silicon Valley Community Foundation.

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16:10 Gizmag Auberon exoskeleton takes the strain out of firefighting in towering infernos

Bounding up numerous flights of stairs when the elevator is out is punishing enough for our legs and lungs, but imagine having to do so while carrying heavy equipment needed to extinguish a blazing high-rise fire. Such a scenario has prompted specialist vehicle manufacturer Trigen Automotive to work with Singapore's Civil Defence Force to develop Auberon, a purely mechanical exoskeleton designed to take the strain out of carrying emergency equipment up to tower-top fires.
.. Continue Reading Auberon exoskeleton takes the strain out of firefighting in towering infernos Category: Robotics Tags: Exoskeleton Firefighting Singapore Related Articles: Autonomous air tankers could soon joining the fire-fighting fray New firefighting robot gets put to the test Mask compass lets firefighters keep their head(ing) Automist Smartscan puts a targeted fire-fighting mist jet in the wall

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11:38 AzoRobotics.comInnovative Robotic Spine Exoskeleton for Characterizing Spine Deformities

Spine deformities, such as kyphosis (or “hunchback”) and idiopathic scoliosis, are made distinctive by an abnormal curvature in the spine. Children with such spinal deformities are...

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00:04 ScienceDaily.comMachine learning finds tumor gene variants and sensitivity to drugs in The Cancer Genome Atlas

Matching unique genetic information from cancer patients' tumors with treatment options -- an emerging area of precision medicine efforts -- often fails to identify all patients who may respond to certain therapies. Other molecular information from patients may reveal these so-called 'hidden responders.'

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23:46 Phys.orgFirst dynamic spine brace—robotic spine exoskeleton—characterizes spine deformities

Spine deformities, such as idiopathic scoliosis and kyphosis (also known as "hunchback"), are characterized by an abnormal curvature in the spine. The children with these spinal deformities are typically advised to wear a brace that fits around the torso and hips to correct the abnormal curve. Bracing has been shown to prevent progression of the abnormal curve and avoid surgery. The underlying technology for bracing has not fundamentally changed in the last 50 years.

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22:14 ScienceDaily.comFirst dynamic spine brace -- robotic spine exoskeleton -- characterizes spine deformities

Researchers have invented a new Robotic Spine Exoskeleton, a dynamic spine brace that enabled them to conduct the first study that looks at in vivo measurements of torso stiffness and characterizes the three-dimensional stiffness of the human torso. This device may solve current bracing limitations and lead to new treatments for children with spine deformities such as idiopathic scoliosis and kyphosis.

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12:41 TechInvestorNews.comIs Google’s 4K Chromebook (AKA “Atlas”) The Anti-Chromebook? (rgoodwin/Know Your Mobile)

rgoodwin / Know Your MobileIs Google’s 4K Chromebook (AKA “Atlas”) The Anti-Chromebook? - Richard Goodwin 06/04/2018 - 9:14am Yes and the reason is simple: Googles 4K Chromebook will be VERY expensive should it ever see the light of day A 4K Chromebook? It kind of sounds like an oxymoron. Chromebooks are meant to be cheap and cheerful, its their main selling point ...

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06:31 News-Medical.NetAtlas Award-winning study calls for more support to fight allergy epidemic in Africa

Allergies are on the rise in Africa, but with too few specialists to treat them, and a parallel increase in immune deficiency diseases, the situation is worse than we thought.

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01:04 CNBC technologyThis exoskeleton will superpower your knees while skiing or snowboarding

ROAM Robotics created a smart exoskeleton to give skiers and snowboarders strength on the slopes.

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01:18 InsideEVs.comVolkswagen Atlas Cross Sport Concept At NYIAS – Photos & Videos

The Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport Concept, unveiled in New York, is a new plug-in hybrid that will spawn in production version in the U.S. in 2019. The concept PHEV is smaller than the conventional 7-seat Atlas and it’s only got five-seats, but still offers plenty of space. The German manufacturer believes that there is market […]

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14:58 ScienceNewsDaily.orgRoam's robotic ski exoskeleton can help you ski better for longer

Roam Robotics is on a mission to develop exoskeletons for all kinds of activities, but its first prototype product is aimed at skiers. The new ski exoskeleton Roam is showing off can ...

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14:36 Gizmag Roam's robotic ski exoskeleton can help you ski better for longer

Roam Robotics is on a mission to develop exoskeletons for all kinds of activities, but its first prototype product is aimed at skiers. The new ski exoskeleton Roam is showing off can help bolster your technique and give you more time out on the slopes, without getting in the way of your fun.
.. Continue Reading Roam's robotic ski exoskeleton can help you ski better for longer Category: Robotics Tags: Exoskeleton Robotics Skiing Related Articles: New exoskeleton takes injury-prevention to the max Roam Robotics' lightweight, inexpensive exoskeleton for the masses Robo-Mate exoskeleton aims to lighten the load for industry Green design gets a second skin Lockheed Martin's Fortis Tool Arm takes the load to cut fatigue MAXFAS exoskeleton improves soldiers' aim

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18:39 InsideEVs.comVolkswagen Reveals Atlas Cross Sport Plug-In Hybrid Concept

Set to enter production alongside the three-row Atlas in Tennessee in 2019. Strip away that light-up front grille, downsize the 22-inch wheels a bit, and maybe exorcise a few pieces of chrome, and what you have here is Volkswagen’s next family crossover. The Atlas Cross Sport concept, debuting at the New York Auto Show, closely […]

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08:09 Gizmag VW previews 2019 SUV in New York with Atlas Cross Sport concept

In response to car buyers' seemingly unquenchable thirst for SUVs, Volkswagen has previewed a new Atlas concept at the New York International Auto Show. Like the Atlas mid-size SUV that went on sale last year in North America, the Atlas Cross Sport concept is built on VW's MQB platform, but seats five instead of seven, and features a plug-in hybrid powertrain delivering 355 hp (265 kW) and around 26 miles (42 km) of all-electric range.
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17:17 GenEngNews.comSingle-Cell RNA-Seq Used to Start Creation of Malaria Cell Atlas

In 2017, the global death toll from malaria was almost half a million people and over 200 million stricken with the parasitic infection. With rampant drug resistance continuing to spread, a greater understanding of the molecular mechanisms that govern the malaria parasite’s lifecycle is paramount to developing improved therapies and prophylaxes. Thankfully, investigators from the Wellcome Sanger Institute have just released their new transcriptomic findings that are the first step towards developing the Malaria Cell Atlas, a data resource that will provide gene activity profiles of individual malaria parasites throughout their lifecycle.         Findings from the new study—published today in eLife through an article entitled “ Single-cell RNA-seq reveals hidden transcriptional variation in malaria parasites ”—shows how the research team utilized new

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11:51 Phys.orgMalaria Cell Atlas launched: Parasite development mapped in unprecedented detail

New single-cell technology has allowed scientists to study malaria parasites at the highest resolution to date. By investigating the genes in individual malaria parasites, scientists from the Wellcome Sanger Institute are beginning to understand the genetic processes each parasite undergoes as it moves through its complicated lifecycle.

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13:36 TechInvestorNews.comSarcos forms Exoskeleton Technical Advisory Group (ZDNet Latest News)

ZDNet Latest NewsSarcos forms Exoskeleton Technical Advisory Group - The industries represented suggest diverse applications for wearable robotic suits ...

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13:24 Zdnet.comSarcos forms Exoskeleton Technical Advisory Group

The industries represented suggest diverse applications for wearable robotic suits

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15:38 Technology.orgScientists Construct Google-Earth-like Atlas of the Human Brain

Two neuroscientists have produced a new kind of atlas of the human brain that, they hope, can be

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21:50 TechInvestorNews.comLost in Space Netflix trailer delivers a freaky Robot - CNET (Amanda Kooser/CNET

Amanda Kooser / CNET News.comLost in Space Netflix trailer delivers a freaky Robot - CNET - Forget the Robinson family. We want to know the secrets behind the new Robot in Netflixs Lost in Space reboot. ...

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08:05 HealthVideo: Exoskeletons to become common for factory workers

FT’s west coast editor Richard Waters tries on ‘Iron Man’ wearable robot

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13:33 Technology.orgNew ‘Tomato Expression Atlas’ dives deep into the fruit’s flesh

From fried green tomatoes to pizza pie, the world savors the tomato across many stages of ripeness, each

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12:04 Technology.orgAtlas of brain blood vessels provides fresh clues to brain diseases

The vasculature of the brain is, like elsewhere on the body, made up of arteries, veins and thin,

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00:29 Technology.orgA unique exoskeleton that helps to overcome knee problems: KineticStep

The evolution gave a human being such precious gift as legs, which move in accordance with physical properties

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16:29 FierceBiotech.comAtlas’ I-O startup Surface names CEO with IPO experience

Surface Oncology has named Jeff Goater as its CEO. Goater landed the post with a résumé that lists a starring role in Voyager Therapeutics’ IPO and a decade in investment banking among its highlights.

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23:39 Popular ScienceChina's working on the next generation of military exoskeleton. Here's what it can do.

Eastern Arsenal Getting ever closer to Iron Man-like capabilities.
China's defense contractors are entering the field in a major way. Here's the next generation of military exoskeletons.

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16:36 FierceBiotech.comAfter a round trip, ex-Intellia CEO Bermingham lands back at Atlas

A couple of months ago, Intellia’s leader and founder Nessan Bermingham, Ph.D., left the CRISPR company, but we knew not where. Today we found out, and there is little surprise on this occasion as Bermingham has returned full circle, back at Atlas Ventures, the firm that also helped launch Intellia.

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23:21 ScienceDaily.comNew 'Tomato Expression Atlas' dives deep into the fruit's flesh

Researchers have published a spatiotemporal map of gene expression across all tissues and developmental stages of the tomato fruit - the genetic information underlying how a fruit changes from inside to out as it ripens. Their data is available in the new Tomato Expression Atlas (TEA).

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20:31 Phys.orgNew 'Tomato Expression Atlas' dives deep into the fruit's flesh

From fried green tomatoes to pizza pie, the world savors the tomato across many stages of ripeness, each with its unique qualities. How a fruit ripens has long been an important question for breeders, and the subject of an extensive and fruitful collaboration involving researchers at Boyce Thompson Institute (BTI), Cornell University and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).

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21:25 ScienceDaily.comPeople with tetraplegia gain rapid use of brain-computer interface

A new approach to calibrating the pioneering BrainGate brain-computer interface allowed three clinical trial participants with tetraplegia to gain control of a computer cursor after just one simple calibration step.

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12:33 AzoRobotics.comSensory Feedback Improves Brainwave Control of Portable, Lightweight Hand Exoskeleton

EPFL researchers are developing a portable and lightweight hand exoskeleton that can be easily controlled through brainwaves. The novel device not only improves the performance of brain-machine...

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21:00 News-Medical.NetSensory feedback facilitates enhanced brainwave control of portable hand-exoskeleton

An extremely lightweight and portable hand exoskeleton may one day help the physically impaired with daily living. These are the hopes of EPFL scientist Luca Randazzo who is developing the exoskeleton with the Defitech Chair in Brain-Machine Interface led by José del R. Millán.

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20:00 ScienceDaily.comFeedback enhances brainwave control of a novel hand-exoskeleton

Scientists are developing a lightweight and portable hand exoskeleton that can be controlled with brainwaves. The device enhances performance of brain-machine interfaces and can restore functional grasps for the physically impaired.

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20:07 Physics.Aps.orgSynopsis: An Atlas for 2D Metals

A new “atlas” lists the predicted properties of two-dimensional materials that could be formed from many metallic elements in the periodic table.
[Physics] Published Wed Jan 10, 2018

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19:40 Editors' SuggestionsAtlas for the properties of elemental two-dimensional metals

Author(s): Janne Nevalaita and Pekka Koskinen Two-dimensional materials research has recently advanced to free-standing, atomically thin metallic nanostructures. To facilitate further progress, the authors construct a periodic table for the properties of 2D elemental metals using density functional theory. The theoretical values for cohesive energies, bond lengths, and elastic moduli of 45 metals correlate linearly with the corresponding properties of the familiar bulk metals. The presentation of these correlations and their causes provides for profound insights into material research that would help design new 2D nanosize heterostructures with optical, catalytic, and nanoelectronic applications.
[Phys. Rev. B 97, 035411] Published Wed Jan 10, 2018

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