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Bionic limbs will one day sense the grass under prosthetic feet

With the first thought-controlled bionic leg pioneered in Chicago, the next steps for smart prosthetics are refining them for widespread use and tackling a huge hurdle: sensory feedback.

By Oct. 12, 2013

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Grass-covered mouse: Ch-Ch-Ch-Chia

Japanese artist Hanaoka likes to cover objects in grass. And that includes computer peripherals.

By Nov. 11, 2009

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Gmail Turf + Chrome Grass themes = yuck

Themes can be fun, but they can be awful. What's the worst combination of Chrome and Gmail themes?

By Sep. 4, 2009

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Detest mowing grass? SmartMow wants to help

The SmartMow is the latest entrant to the field of robo-mowers that let you read a novel while your lawn tidies itself up.

By Jan. 5, 2009

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In the tall grass, researchers find energy alternative

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign researchers say that a sterile grass known as Miscanthus giganteus proved to be significantly more productive than other biofuel crops like corn in the making of ethanol.

By Jul. 30, 2008

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To all Vignette employees: The open-source grass is greener

Vignette is just one example of where proprietary companies are failing. It's the beginning of the end.

By Apr. 30, 2008

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Create grass like a pro

By Apr. 30, 2006

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A bionic ankle so natural, it's worth a happy dance

An artificial ankle created at the MIT Media Lab is made of chips and sensors that work together to adjust ankle stiffness, power, and position. One wearer was able to dance the rumba.

By Apr. 17, 2014

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Personal Zen app promises to reduce stress in 25 minutes

This free game has science in its corner. But it's missing something else: fun.

By Mar. 27, 2014

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Robotic arm gives amputee drummer better beats

Georgia Tech's Gil Weinberg has made music-playing robots in the past. Now he's tapped that technology to help a musician likely become the world's first drumming "cyborg."

By Mar. 6, 2014