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‘Living’ Micro-Robot Could Detect Diseases in Humans

Science Daily A tiny prototype robot that functions like a living creature is being developed which one day could be safely used to pinpoint diseases within the human body. Called ‘Cyberplasm’, it will combine advanced microelectronics with latest research in … Continue reading

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DARPA Cheetah Sets Speed Record for Legged Robots

DARPA Tv This video shows a demonstration of the “Cheetah” robot galloping at speeds of up to 18 miles per hour (mph), setting a new land speed record for legged robots. The previous record was 13.1 mph, set in 1989. … Continue reading

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Prototype headphones detect which ear they are in

Source: BBC News Prototype headphones which can tell which ear they are in have been developed by Japanese researchers. The earphones use proximity sensors to detect if they are in the right or left ear in order to play the … Continue reading

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Stretching the boundaries of yoga

Source: Boston Globe The practice, associated mostly with the health-conscious affluent, may offer low-cost treatment for back pain and other ailments. The lights are low, the music soft, as eight women lie on mats and follow the command to let … Continue reading

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RSAnimate REMIX: The Economic Consequences of Mr Brown

Source: RSA In 2009, Stein Ringen, Professor of Sociology and Social Policy at the University of Oxford, gave his assessment of the New Labour government and the state of the British constitution. This was the subject of the first experimental, … Continue reading

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