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paralysis

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Robotic skeleton to fight paralysis

Synthetic muscles help patients remember movement

By Dec. 29, 2006

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At Indy 500, paralyzed driver will steer by head tilts alone

Using his head to maneuver a customized Corvette, racer Sam Schmidt, a quadriplegic, will drive laps during race festivities.

By May. 9, 2014

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Neurobridge device allows quadriplegic to move his own hand

A quadriplegic man has become the first to move his own hand just by using his thoughts, using a new device that bypasses the injured site.

By Jun. 24, 2014

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Despite assault on privacy, Page sees value in online openness

While criticizing US surveillance activities as a threat to democracy, Google's CEO says more sharing could also save hundreds of thousands of lives.

By Mar. 19, 2014

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Reasons you may not want an iPad Air

The iPad Air is great, but here are some reasons you may want to hold on to your money instead.

By Nov. 1, 2013

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Brain-machine interface helps move paralyzed hand

New tech out of Northwestern bypasses the spinal cord to deliver messages directly from the brain to muscles.

By Apr. 19, 2012

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Google CEO Larry Page discloses why he lost his voice

Page, who is recovering from vocal cord paralysis, is funding research related to his condition through the Voice Health Institute.

By May. 14, 2013

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How does a blue-ringed octopus flash its rings?

Cephalopods have colour-changing chromatophores on their skin, which allows them to camouflage themselves — but the blue-ringed octopus has a different trick up its tentacle.

By Oct. 17, 2012

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Startup Secret No. 21: Don't over-think

No matter how smart you are or how much data you have, you're judged on what you actually do. So do something.

By Jan. 20, 2012

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Write letters in only 35 hours with brain speller

People who use Guger Technologies' Intendix wave speller will need oceans of patience if a CeBIT demo is any indication.

By Mar. 2, 2011