Archive: 02/08/2007

Robotic exoskeleton replaces muscle work

A robotic exoskeleton controlled by the wearer's own nervous system could help users regain limb function, which is encouraging news for people with partial nervous system impairment, say University of Michigan researchers.

dateFeb 08, 2007 in Medical research
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HIV protein enlisted to help kill cancer cells

Cancer cells are sick, but they keep growing because they don't react to internal signals urging them to die. Now researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have found an efficient ...

dateFeb 08, 2007 in Cancer
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Nanopatterns Regulate Electricity

Regular arrangements of sodium atoms make sodium cobalt oxide a perfect material for laptop batteries, an efficient cooling material and a superconductor. The concentration of sodium atoms in the material can ...

dateFeb 08, 2007 in Nanomaterials
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Research aims to calm your car's rattling

Researchers at Purdue University are getting close to eliminating those rattling and squeaking noises in your car's headrest and other components, major sources of consumer dissatisfaction that automakers would ...

dateFeb 08, 2007 in Engineering
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