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Wearable robots for the paralyzed take a step forward

A next-gen exoskeleton, now on sale, highlights how the latest robots are merging science fiction with reality.

By February 2, 2016


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 October 10, 2013


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


The Sheryl Sandberg I Know

CNET columnist Ben Parr talks about why the Sheryl Sandberg he knows isn't superhuman and why that's a good thing.

By February 24, 2013


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 September 30, 2009


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 September 22, 2009


Defense contractor unveils real-life 'Iron Man' suit

Part of a promotion for "Iron Man 2" on DVD and Blu-ray, Raytheon Sarcos shows off the XOS 2, a real-life exoskeleton that could give combat soldiers superhuman strength in as little as five years.

By September 27, 2010


G.I. smash! Army tests HULC robotic exoskeleton

Lockheed Martin's HULC robot suit can give soldiers superhuman strength. But can they take on an Alien queen with it?

By July 17, 2010


Game trailer: Dark Void

Ancient gods known as "The Watchers," once banished from our world by superhuman Adepts, have returned with a vengeance. After a bad trip through the Bermuda Triangle, you must take on the aliens armed only with a jet pack.

January 20, 2010


Gaming preview: InFamous

InFamous tells the story of a man with superhuman abilities. In the open-world action game, you must decide the fate of the citizens of a city. Will you save them or help with their demise? InFamous reigns into stores on May 26, exclusively for PlayStation 3.

May 5, 2009