39 Results for

work-related injuries

Article

Lavabit founder's DarkMail needs help to cross finish line

Embattled email guru Ladar Levison updates the DefCon crowd on encrypted email project DarkMail and asks for help from the hacker faithful to get what may be his final email project done.

By August 10, 2014

Article

Paralyzed jockey walks again with help from bionic suit

After a riding accident left him without the use of his legs, Irish jockey Jonjo Bright thought he'd never walk again. Then he stepped into the Ekso suit.

By July 16, 2014

Article

FDA clears ReWalk exoskeleton that lets paraplegics walk again

Following the EU's lead, the US finally allows people with spinal cord injuries to buy the motorized system that lets them independently stand upright, turn, and walk.

By June 26, 2014

Article

Iconic 'Alien' designer H.R. Giger passes away

Swiss artist H.R. Giger, famous for his "Alien" biomechanical environment and creatures, has died at the age of 74.

By May 13, 2014

Article

Harrison Ford talks 'Star Wars,' 'Blade Runner,' and Indy on Reddit

The actor reveals his feelings about a possible "Blade Runner" sequel, famous scenes in "Indiana Jones," and his latest project in a recent Ask Me Anything interview on Reddit.

By April 14, 2014

Article

Lab-made muscle repairs itself in supermouse

Duke University researchers create living skeletal muscle that looks and acts very much like the real thing -- even down to repairing itself. Then they attack it.

By April 3, 2014

Article

Crave Giveaway of the Week: Official rules

These are the official rules for the Crave Giveaway of the Week.

By March 13, 2014

Article

Transformer-like suit lets you lift 110 pounds -- with each hand

An Italian engineering company has created a robotic exoskeleton that gives wearers superhero powers. But this one has a weak spot that Crave's Michael Franco spots in an instant.

By March 6, 2014

Article

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 February 3, 2014

Article

Top 10 predictions for the mobile market in 2014

The drama will continue in the mobile market as fortunes of mobile operators and wireless handset makers are won and lost in the upcoming year. Take a look at CNET's top predictions for the 2014.

By December 23, 2013