World First: Man Controls Two Prosthetic Arms With His Mind
Popular Science - Technology, 5 hours ago
Until recently, losing both arms in an accident would probably have meant the end of a patient''s two-fisted grip. Not so for Leslie Baugh, the first shoulder-level double…
Microscope Uses Holograms Instead Of Lenses To Diagnose Disease
Popular Science - Technology, December 17, 2014
This new prototype microscope doesn''t use lenses to magnify objects. Instead, it makes holograms that a computer digitally records and magnifies.
How 3-D Printing Made The Perfect Prosthetic Legs For Derby The Dog
Popular Science - Technology, December 17, 2014
You should see this dog run. Derby was born with deformed front legs, but recently received a pair of 3-D printed prosthetics, which he is quite good at maneuvering…
This Speaker Upgrades Its Software So It Never Becomes Obsolete
Popular Science - Technology, December 16, 2014
Obsolescence is one of the most annoying problems in technology: You save up to buy the newest piece of hardware only to have it eclipsed by a newer, shinier version just a…
This Ski Gear Adapts- So You Don't Have To
Popular Science - Technology, December 16, 2014
Skiing isn't a static sport: On any given day, weather can whip from clear and sunny to stormy and overcast, and skiers might toggle between front-country groomers and…
This Lightweight Snowblower Breaks Ice, Not Your Back
Popular Science - Technology, December 16, 2014
Normally, homeowners must choose between two types of snowblowers: a light, maneuverable single-stage model or a large, powerful two-stage one. The 922EXD combines the best…
Welcome To The Maker-Industrial Revolution
Popular Science - Technology, December 16, 2014
How General Electric, Local Motors, and an army of DIY inventors are rebuilding American manufacturing…
Ask Anything: Are There Electronic Defenses Against Drones?
Popular Science - Technology, December 16, 2014
?Short answer: Yes, but they're pretty much illegal…
What To Expect In 2015: Ultrafast Data Transfer Speeds Up Science
Popular Science - Technology, December 16, 2014
All aboard the fiber-optic express…
What To Expect In 2015: Robots Join The Open-Source Revolution
Popular Science - Technology, December 16, 2014
Android for androids…
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