Posts tagged research
These Robot Trousers Could Help You Carry Heavy Objects

Humans, by and large, are pretty good at walking. It's our thing. We can go for hours and hours without getting tired. Add heavy lifting to the mix, however, and we risk fatigue and even injury. So what better way to solve this problem than a pair of robot trousers? Ones that can even help those with physical disabilities to walk with ease.

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How are memories created? Study by University of Leicester and UCLA finds out

While we've figured out many aspects of human life through scientific endeavour, one of the most fascinating is still one shrouded in mystery: how does human memory work? How do we create unforgettable episodes of time in our mind, which we are reminded of at certain locations or with certain people?

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Researchers create a leg brace that can power an artificial heart by walking

Artificial organs are an incredible area of innovation, but one thing that's always been a problem is where they get the power to run from? A team of students from Rice University called "Farmers" are developing a leg brace that could generate energy straight to an artificial heart using a modified leg brace with a motor on the joint.

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Science Concludes Lumberjacks Are More Manly Than Sports

A pair of Anthropologists from the University of California, Santa Barbara have answered the lifelong question of masculinity, chopping down trees is a more manly activity than sports.  Who needs to be competitive when you could be a lumberjack!

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'Light At The End Of The Tunnel' Explained. The Science Behind Near Death Experiences

Many people claim to see a bright light at the end of a tunnel on their deathbeds.  Those of us with religious beliefs see this as the light of heaven; but researchers have discovered new evidence that proves otherwise, claiming these visions may be caused by Electrical surges in the brain.

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