Transatlantic Drone Takes to the Sea

August 27th, 2013 | Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: | No Comments »

We’ve talked about aerial drones quite a bit on MAKE, but yesterday, Aug. 26, it was a nautical drone that made history. Back in 2010, a group of college kids started working on an unmanned robotic motor boat that could cross the Atlantic from Rhode Island to Spain.

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Gut feelings: the future of psychiatry may be inside your stomach

August 27th, 2013 | Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: | No Comments »

Her parents were running out of hope. Their teenage daughter, Mary, had been diagnosed with a severe case of obsessive–compulsive disorder (OCD), as well as ADHD.

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Cyberdyne HAL Robosuit Cleared in Europe for Lower Body Rehab

August 14th, 2013 | Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: | No Comments »

Japanese company Cyberdyne has received CE Marking in Europe to begin clinical trials of its HAL robotic exoskeleton, according to the NIKKEI news agency.

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This substance will let you turn your skin into a computer

August 7th, 2013 | Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: | No Comments »

Scientists have created “electronic foils” that will allow circuits to conform to any surface — or get stretched, bent, and crumpled. The electronics may someday become as common as plastic wrap, researchers say.

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Centimeter-level precision GPS for $900

August 7th, 2013 | Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: | No Comments »

[Colin] and [Fergus] have been working with GPS for years now, and like most builders of really cool things, they’re often limited by the precision of off-the-shelf GPS units. While a GPS receiver is usually good for meters of accuracy,  this just isn’t good enough for a lot of projects.

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