Researchers at the University of Southamptom have discovered a breakthrough in optical fiber communications.
Meet "Athena." (And no. We're not talking about the Greek goddess of war, wisdom and crafts.) She's a U.S.-made humanoid robot, and she may be coming to an airport near you.
A Colorado man made history this summer. Les Baugh, who lost both of his arms in an electrical accident 40 years ago, was fitted with prosthetic limbs that he can operate by thought alone.
Could multiple sclerosis (MS) be treated with video games? Researchers at Ohio State University received a $44,000 grant from the National Multiple Sclerosis Society to fund the development and testing of an interactive video game as a physical therapy supplement for patients dealing with the health...
Derby is like most other dogs who like to run around and play. Yet this puppy was born with a congenital deformity that left him without small forearms and no front paws. Fortunately, thanks to 3D-printing, he now has the proesthetics he needs to live a normal life.
Could an eye-tracking device determine brain-function? New findings published in the Journal of Neurosurgery found that this new technology could help to assess the location and dramatically impact brain injury by tracking the eye movements of patients as they watch music videos for less than four m...
Fifty-three-year-old Jan Schuermann was diagnosed with a neurodegenerative condition that paralyzed her from the neck down in 2003. Yet since 2012, thanks to science, she's been able to move certain objects with the help of a robotically controlled arm that is assisted by none other than her mind. T...
Could the key to happiness be going to bed earlier? Psychologists at Binghamton University in New York think so.
Can't keep track of when to take all your medications? Could a reminder text help?
Scientists have taken a closer look at an elaborate type of rust, magnetite (Fe3O4) in order to learn a bit more about its properties.
There may be some new improvements for prosthetic legs. Scientists have applied robot control theory to enable powered prosthetics to dynamically respond to the wearer's environment and help amputees walk.