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ASU Scientists Make Major Breakthrough With Photosynthetic Energy
...iology and electronics to create the world's first bionic
photosynthetic energy system. Future applications of their technology could lead to multiple technological advancements and could help steer the economy of Maricopa County. ASU chemists Ana Moore, Devens Gust and Thomas Moore; ASU postdoctoral stud...
Voyage of the space veggies
...es, Mars seems the likeliest first destination for bionic
plants. Probably not on the first crewed missions-...than five years. It's really a question of whether bionic
plants can compete economically with mechanical life-support systems, he says. Assuming that the su...
Eye strips images of all but bare essentials before sending visual information to brain, UC Berkeley research shows
...na." The results are a big step toward producing a bionic
eye employing a unique computer chip that can be p...he mammalian retina," Roska said. "Nevertheless, a bionic
eye is a far-fetched notion until someone figures out how to connect it to the neural circuitry of t...
Inventor of artificial hand sees 'bionic' replacement parts becoming more human
...ovide independent communication between nerves and bionic
devices. Craelius said while it may require more than 1,000 connections between the brain and bionic
devices to communicate the data for a complex action like walking, it is probably achievable, even i...
From moon rocks to space food: UH research spans 40 years
...orbit have led to terrestrial applications such as bionic
eyes, high-efficiency lasers and new sensor technology. Since 1992, the UH Cullen College of Engineering has administered an interdisciplinary graduate program in aerospace engineering that offers master's and doctoral degrees. In June, 2002, UH a...
UC Berkeley scientists detail neural circuit that lets eye detect directional motion
...every second. The findings could aid the design of bionic
eyes that track motion and process visual informat...ngs. Their findings have gone into the design of a bionic
eye that employs a unique computer chip that can be programmed to do visual processing just like the...
Researchers combine electronics with living cell to create potential toxicity sensor
...ary on a chip." The study is a continuation of the bionic
chip research, part of UC Berkeley's Center for In...ing biological cell with electronic circuitry. The bionic
chip also exemplifies the type of advances made possible through the campus's Health Sciences Initia...
USC awarded multi-million dollar engineering research center by National Science Foundation
... neuromuscular stimulator. The BION - short for bionic
neuron - is the length of two grains of rice. During the past three years, Loeb has injected 32 BIONs into the paralyzed muscles of about 20 patients in the U.S., Canada and Italy to treat disorders ranging from stroke to arthritis. The BIONs re...