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The Guy Who Invented The Segway Made A Mind-Controlled Prosthetic Arm That Really Works

The prosthetic arm, which was created by Segway inventor Dean Kamen, could be controlled through its user's thoughts and is capable of performing complex functions.<p>The mind-controlled prosthetic, called the DEKA Arm, can detect up to 10 movements and is the same size and weight as a natural human …

Robotics

Zombies once destroyed Japan’s economy—now they’re infecting China’s

America’s global dominance is fading—and a rising superpower in the East is poised to take its place. Renowned for their formidable work ethic, savings habit, discipline and math skills, its workers are already putting Westerners out of jobs. It’s the world’s second-biggest economy, and the …

10 great gadgets under $50

Good news for cost-conscious tech lovers: You don't have to break the bank to pick up some cool gadgets.<p>From wireless speakers and mobile game controllers to portable hard drives and even touch-screen tablets, you might just be surprised what you can find on the cheap at your local electronics …

Honda Is Designing Houses, Because Cars And Homes Will All Be Part Of The Smart Grid

You can see as much from a prototype smart home recently opened by Honda in California. It features an enormous 9.5-kilowatt solar array, a …

University of California

Variety: Microsoft finds a co-op partner in Showtime for Halo TV series

It's been almost a year since Microsoft first announced its live-action <i>Halo</i> TV series, but the amount we know about it hasn't exactly changed that much. That stops now, as we've learned that Redmond and premium network Showtime are deep in talks to tag-team distribution, according toa recent <i>Variety</i> …