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bionics

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Harvard's 'bionic leaf' produces fuel using sunlight and water (Crave Extra)

Imagine producing fuel in your own home using a man-made leaf, sunlight and water. This idea is now reality, thanks to Harvard researchers who are discovering and creating new processes and new materials to change the energy landscape.

By June 7, 2016

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This 'bionic leaf' converts sunlight and water into fuel

Researchers at Harvard have developed a means of using solar energy to convert water into a liquid fuel.

By June 6, 2016

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Wearing a Deus Ex-inspired bionic arm is the future of prosthetics

The futuristic world of Deus Ex could soon be a reality after the game's creators announced a project with Razer and Open Bionics to create a prosthetic arm based on the world of the game.

By June 9, 2016

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Canadian university's bionic hand lets people 'feel' their fingers

Researches at the Simon Fraser University in Canada have come up with a control system for bionic hands that lets a person sense the fingers of the prosthetic limb.

By May 5, 2016

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Bionic fingertip lets an amputee feel textures again

Interfacing directly with someone's nerves, the device allows an amputee to distinguish between rough and smooth.

By March 8, 2016

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Cat gets titanium leg implants, becomes kitty cyborg (Tomorrow Daily 284 show notes)

These aren't your typical, removable prosthetics -- Vincent the kitty has high-tech titanium legs that fuse to his leg bones over time.

By December 9, 2015

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Disabled kitty goes bionic with the help of titanium legs (Tomorrow Daily 284)

Ashley discusses why two futuristic peg legs are giving a new lease on life to a disabled cat, and how the ESA is working towards landing an instruments payload on a dual-asteroid system by 2022.

By December 9, 2015

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'Bionic' rebuild gives three amputees mind-controlled robotic arms

Three Austrian men have received mind-controlled robotic arms, using a world-first technique called "bionic reconstruction."

By February 24, 2015

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Brutus the dog has four bionic limbs, and we think that's awesome (Tomorrow Daily 159)

After an awful experience as a puppy, Brutus the Rottweiler is enjoying four shiny new prosthetic limbs, as well as a new lease on life thanks to many good people with big hearts. We're so excited about his story, we can't think of anything else to say.

By April 9, 2015

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Bionic dog Brutus has all four legs fitted with prosthetics (Tomorrow Daily 159)

On today's show, Khail and Ashley tell you about a very special "Bottweiler" named Brutus, explain what Lego Dimensions is all about and freak out over a working computer that's smaller than a grain of rice. #TDBrutus

By April 9, 2015