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Exoskeletons, Cyborgs, and Prosthetics—Oh My!

Ellen Ripley’s power-loader, Matt Damon’s Elysium exoskeleton, and Iron Man’s get-up aren’t just fiction anymore. Italy’s Perceptual Robotics Laboratory has created a “body extender” that allows wearers to curl 100 pounds in each hand. Someone who calls himself Hacksmith has … Continue reading

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Eye Eye, Matey

Remember when Mom said she had eyes in the back of her head? She might not be speaking metaphorically. Scientists at Tufts University have found a way to develop cells into eyes. In a discovery reminiscent of Frankenstein (the movie, … Continue reading

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