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A bionic leg which responds to muscular signals


April 21st, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 21 (IANS) As Hailey Daniswicz flexes her thigh muscles, electrodes attached to her send messages to a computer avatar to flex its knee and ankle -- parts of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Heart beat, finger pinch could help charge iPods, mobiles


March 30th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 30 (IANS) Out jogging and your iPod has run out of battery? Well, don't worry, your heart could soon be powering your iPod and your mobile phone too.Scientists ... Read more...

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Electric field used on worm to test new medicines


January 6th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): A team comprising scientists of Indian origin from the McMaster University has come up a with a new way to drive and direct microscopic worms like C. elegans ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Robofish’ take to the water to monitor environmental contaminants


August 31st, 2009 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 31 (ANI): MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) scientists in the US have developed a school of small robotic fish, which are equipped with sensors to monitor oil spills or other ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Moths benefit more from flexible wings than rigid for staying afloat


June 30th, 2009 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 30 (ANI): A research by scientists at the University of Washington (UW), using high-speed digital imaging, has shown that some moths benefit more from flexible wings than rigid for staying ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New gen of POWER KNEE can help amputees walk again


April 22nd, 2009 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 22 (ANI): Ossur, a global leader in non-invasive orthopaedics, has developed second generation of the POWER KNEE, the first technology to use sensors, power, artificial intelligence and actuators to provide ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Soon, Google’’s “computer navy” for green internet computing on the high seas


September 15th, 2008 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
London , September 15 (ANI): Google is all set to extend its domination over cyberspace to the high seas, with the launch of its own "computer navy" a set of supercomputers ... Read more...

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