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Superhuman vision may be on the horizon

Engineers at the University of Washington are manufacturing flexible contact lenses with an imprinted electronic circuit and lights that can achieve a virtual display of the world.

By Sep. 22, 2009

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Power Loader exoskeleton gives superhuman strength

The Power Loader "dual-arm power amplification robot" uses 18 electromagnetic motors that let the wearer lift 220 pounds without blinking.

By Sep. 30, 2009

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Panasonic working on actual 'Alien' Power Loader

Panasonic subsidiary Activelink has a powered exosuit in the works that will let humans lift up to 220 pounds and run at speeds up to 5 miles per hour.

By Feb. 3, 2014

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Too soon! A Twitter backlash over LeVar Burton's Philip Seymour Hoffman 'joke'

The actor has been inspiring Crave's Eric Mack since he was a young geek. This week, not so much.

By Feb. 4, 2014

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Batman takes moody road trip across Texas

French photographer Remi Noel traversed the Lone Star State capturing archetypal American images that often feature his only traveling companion, a tiny Batman figurine.

By Jan. 13, 2014

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Cyborgs to vie in Olympics for robot-assisted athletes

Get ready for the Cybathlon. The first Olympics for augmented humans will take place in Switzerland in 2016 and feature some of the top assistive gear around.

By Mar. 27, 2014

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Grant Morrison: Google Glass is 'half-fish, half-man' (Q&A)

The influential author, who has created cult classic comics and written popular heroes like Batman and the X-Men, tells CNET's Seth Rosenblatt that as technology makes us superhuman, personal privacy will die -- and that's a good thing.

By May. 26, 2013

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'Heroes' returns with new NBC miniseries in 2015

Save the cheerleader, save the world...again? Ordinary citizens with extraordinary powers return to NBC, as does "Heroes" creator Tim Kring, with a 13-episode miniseries "Heroes Reborn."

By Feb. 23, 2014

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Can a simple app really give you superhero sight?

Researchers from the University of California at Riverside say playing their Ultimeyes game could dramatically increase your vision. Crave's Michael Franco goes eyeballs-on.

By Feb. 19, 2014

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Military hunts for real-life Iron Man armor

The Tactical Assault Light Operator Suit would give the wearer superhuman strength, night vision, and better protection from gunfire.

By Oct. 10, 2013