robotic devices

Soon, brain chip that could herald the end of paralysis


July 5th, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 5 (ANI): British engineers are developing new technology that would soon allow paralysed patients to operate bionic limbs with the aid of implanted brain transmitters.The technology uses tiny microchips to ... Read more...

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Brain chip may help paralysed patients move bionic limbs


July 5th, 2010 - 1:43 am ICT by IANS
London, July 5 (IANS) Scientists have developed a brain chip that will help paralysed patients operate their bionic limbs. The technology employs tiny microchips to sense nerve messages, decode the signals, and turn ... Read more...

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New robotic devices to give stroke patients a helping hand, leg up


June 19th, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 19 (ANI): Strokes can leave people with long-lasting disability, which can include limited movement. Now scientists are pioneering the use of robotic devices to help them regain this function.Patients ... Read more...

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Scientists create circuit that can power itself from sunshine


February 4th, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 4 (ANI): Scientists have created a circuit that can power itself from sunshine, a technology that can eventually lead to a whole new generation of touchscreen devices that power themselves.According ... Read more...

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Brain can develop memory to control prosthetic devices


July 25th, 2009 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 25 (IANS) "Practice makes a man perfect" is the fundamental principle followed while struggling to learn a new motor skill -- be it riding a bike or developing a killer ... Read more...

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Soon, rehab robots to help recovering stroke patients


April 14th, 2009 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 14 (ANI): Scientists from The University of Texas Health Science Centre at Houston are developing a robotic device to help recovering stroke and spinal cord injury patients.The prototypes, brainchild of ... Read more...

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Australias killer bushfires have their origins in Indian Ocean


March 25th, 2009 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, March 25 (ANI): Climate experts have uncovered a link between the Indian Ocean Dipole (IOD) and the killer bushfires in Australia.Found by Dr Wenju Cai and Tim Cowan, of CSIROs ... Read more...

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Synthetic biology yielding clues to how life began on Earth


February 16th, 2009 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, February 16 (ANI): Synthetic biology researchers at the University of California, Santa Cruz, say that their efforts are yielding clues to the mystery of how life began on Earth. Biochemist David ... Read more...

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Mayfly-mimicking sensor will detect harmful substances in stagnant environments faster


June 22nd, 2008 - 11:05 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 22 (ANI): Mechanical engineers have identified a biological mechanism in young mayflies that could be duplicated in tiny robotic devices to enable sensors in stagnant environments to make air ... Read more...

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New NASA software to ease astronauts’ tasks in adverse space conditions


November 14th, 2007 - 2:12 am ICT by admin
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