Les Baugh of Colorado, who lost both his arms in an industrial accident more than 40 years ago, is able to control two prosthetic arms with his mind, and use them just like flesh-and-blood arms, thanks to technology developed by the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory. 15 more words
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Robotic prosthetics have come a long, long way in a surprisingly brief period of time. And it can be a little shocking just how fast those advances are, but in a good way, especially when it gives those limbs back to a man who’s had no arms for forty years. 141 more words
(CNN) — “Embrace the YES!” said the subject line.
The Washington Post reported that almost 300 students who had been rejected by Johns Hopkins University received a joyous shock over the weekend when the prestigious Baltimore school sent them emails telling them to “Embrace the YES!” They’d been admitted after all. 176 more words
Even when you got that giant envelope (or giant e-mail attachment? how do the youths get their collegiate good news?) there was probably some part of you that thought a mistake had been made. 138 more words
BALTIMORE (AP) — Johns Hopkins University says nearly 300 applicants were mistakenly sent welcome messages when they were actually rejected or deferred.
University officials tell The Washington Post ( 112 more words