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This Weed-Destroying Farm Robot Is Going To Replace Farm Workers

But it also means way fewer herbicides. Maybe the way to chemical-free foods is through more automation.<p>The automated weeding machine before you may be the most efficient weeder in history. It can work all day. It destroys two weeds a second. And, it never goes on strike (unless it breaks …

DARPA’s New Exoskeleton Protects Soldiers From Their Own Too-Heavy Gear

If you think it’s a chore to schlep all your gadgets, their chargers, and their accessories around all day, spare a thought for the modern soldier, who is so encumbered with hi-tech augmentations–often over 100 pounds worth–that they now need an <i>Iron Man</i> suit just to get around. The problem is so …

U.S. Army

Exoskeletons Could One Day Help Paralyzed People Climb And Turn

By Jim Drury<p>Swiss sensory motor scientists are hoping to inspire a new generation of more flexible, less constraining, powered exoskeletons that improve the lives of the severely disabled and paralyzed.<p>Metal exoskeleton suits worn outside the body, delivering energy for limb movement, are becoming …

Paralysed man walks on his own legs, no exoskeleton involved

A man who was paralysed five years ago walked again using a non-invasive brain interface that transfers signals to his own muscles.<p>For paralysis sufferers, there has in recent years been new hope, particularly in the form of a brain interface. In the past 12 months alone, we have seen great …

The Brain

Revision Military - Exoskeleton Integrated Soldier Protection System [1080p]

This new exoskeleton helps people with paralysis move more — even climb stairs

Researchers in Zurich, Switzerland have created a flexible exoskeleton suit to help people with severe disabilities and paralysis move freely.<p>Although exoskeleton suits are already available, they are often bulky and the wearer can't do much beyond walking in a straight line. This new Swiss suit …

Exoskeletons