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Meet Milo, a robot helping kids with autism

RoboKind's humanoid robot Milo is used to teach social skills to children with autism. Bridget Carey also looks at a few ways today's working robots are more people-friendly.

By May 13, 2015

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Meet Milo, a robot helping kids with autism

RoboKind's humanoid robot Milo is used to teach social skills to children with autism. Bridget Carey also looks at the ways in which today's working robots are more people-friendly.

By May 13, 2015

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Microsoft launches program to hire people with autism

Software giant announces a pilot program to hire people with autism for full-time positions at its headquarters.

By April 6, 2015

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Inside Bose's secret research lab

Bose has always taken great pride in its technical innovations and the quality of its products. But new CEO Bob Maresca is betting on a new approach to get Bose to the next level: telling people what this secretive company is all about.

By February 3, 2016

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​I used my eyes to control virtual reality, and someday you will too

VR headsets, and especially smartglasses, could get a lot better with the addition of eye tracking. Eyefluence convinced me.

By February 11, 2016

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Brain scans could one day help diagnose autism earlier

Researchers say MRI scans show very specific brain activity that could help diagnose autism and aid people in determining early treatment options.

By October 17, 2013

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Hacking for autism: Apps to help everyone on the spectrum

Developers gather at a weekend hackathon to use natural language processing, Kinect tech, Google Glass, and big data to help people with autism live a more self-sufficient life.

By July 22, 2013

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MRI reveals kids with autism may find human voices irritating

Using MRI to measure brain activity, researchers at Stanford find that kids with autism have a weaker connection between language and reward centers than kids without autism.

By June 18, 2013

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Brain scans may detect autism in babies and toddlers

One study examines the brain's organization of white matter, while another measures its electrical activity -- in both cases, to detect autism.

By June 28, 2012

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Interactive robot aids autistic kids in the classroom

A friendly robot programmed to interact and educate kids with autism is officially launched into special-needs classrooms.

By May 14, 2013