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Bionic hand uses nitinol ‘smart’ wires to mimic muscle fibers

German researchers using nitinol wires have developed a bionic hand that uses the shape-memory alloy to mimic the contraction and relaxation of muscle fibers. When an electrical charge is applied, the nitinol wires contract, just as muscle fibers do. 31 more words

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First bionic eye op gives hope to millions


Ray Flynn, 80, from Audenshaw, Manchester, developed age-related macular degeneration (AMD) eight years ago.
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Nokia N97 is the the most effective touch screen telephone with Symbian OS. Nokia N97 – is a hi-tech system with all the modern amenities in built. 560 more words

EQ Your World with "Here Active Listening"

Doppler Labs just raised $17 million to produce a wearable bionic hearing device. Here Active Listening is being dubbed the first true “hearable tech.” These are not earbuds for listening to music, but rather a kind of bionic hearing device for engaging with real world sounds around you. 69 more words

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Aches and Pains

It had been a rough day at the Research Institute. Franki had a migraine all day. Walking through the pedestrian tunnel, she imagined cuddling at home with a pint of Rocky Road. 118 more words

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