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Japan's robotics venture Cyberdyne employees wearing a robot-suit known as HAL (Hybrid Assistive Limb) walk on a street in Tokyo

The week in pictures: 21 October 2011

TWINS? Professor Hiroshi Ishiguro (right) sits next to the Geminoid HI-2 robot, a tele-operated robot that looks exactly like himself in Kyoto, Japan. Ishiguro is director of the Intelligent Robotics Laboratory at Osaka University.

Fast Companyfrom Fast Company

Ekso's Exoskeletons Let Paraplegics Walk, Will Anyone Actually Wear One?

Ekso's Exoskeletons Let Paraplegics Walk, Will Anyone Actually Wear One? | Fast Company | Business + Innovation

MIT lab designs workload-sharing robotic limbs - Mention "robotic limbs" and one thinks of devices being developed to replace the loss of human limbs. Mention "exoskeleton" and one thinks of a suit governing and bound to the entire body...

The Timesfrom The Times

Bionic hand gives patient a human touch

Bionic hand gives amputee ability to have a “lifelike” sense of touch.

The week in pictures: 6 November 2009

In 2009, Swedish and Italian scientists have created the first robotic hand to give amputees a sense of touch.

'Cyborg' spinal implant could help paralysed walk again

new implant which attaches directly to the spine could help paralysed people walk again

Musculoskeletal Humanoid Robot Copies Your Muscles | | Terminator robots are not just a flight of fancy anymore. Researchers at the University of Tokyo have designed a “musculoskeletal” humanoid robot that simulates the body of a 12-year-old child...

Engadgetfrom Engadget

Ekso Bionics' exoskeleton used to let paraplegics walk (video)

Ekso Bionics' exoskeleton used to let paraplegics walk [ ] #technology #education #hub #personalization

3D Print Homes International Launches Crowdfunding Campaign to 3D Print Houses for the World’s Homeless [3D Printing News: 3D Printing Books: 3D Printers:]

mind-controlled exoskeleton lets paralysed people walk. if this isn't incredibly fantastic news, i don't know what is. - 3D printed Column as a symbol for new architectural possibilities | 3D Printer News & 3D Printing News

BBC Newsfrom BBC News

Campaign builds to construct Babbage Analytical Engine

Babbage's original difference engine being rebuilt? Awesome

Co.Designfrom Co.Design

This Is The Prima Ballerina Of Robots

This robot design is.... great.