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Revolutionizing prosthetics 2009 team delivers first DARPA limb prototype

An international team led by the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory in Laurel, Md., has developed a prototype of the first fully integrated prosthetic arm that can be controlled naturally and provide sensory feedback, and allows for eight degrees of ...Freedom -- a level of control far beyond the current state of the art for prosthetic limbs. ... Proto 1, developed for the De...

ARRS president responds to NAS report on ionizing radiation

The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) today released a report that indicates that low levels of ionizing radiation may cause harm. The following is a response to the report from Bruce McClennan, MD, president of the American Roentgen Ray Society.... ..."This report suggests that there is a very small risk for the development of cancer in a patient's lifetime when exposed to low-level radiation s...
(Date:4/18/2014)... DNA adds a twist to the story of how barnyard ... April 21 in the journal Proceedings of the National ... of chickens that lived 200-2300 years ago in Europe, researchers ... may have looked far different from the chickens we know ... we associate with modern domestic chickens -- such as their ...
(Date:4/18/2014)... R.I. [Brown University] Asteroid and comet impacts can ... on regional or even global scales. But new research ... the signatures of ancient life at the time of ... geologist Pete Schultz has found fragments of leaves and ... several ancient impacts in Argentina. The material could provide ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... most densely forested and most densely populated quadrant of ... needs, values and practices. Disturbances associated with those needs, ... development, have set the stage for management issues of ... , The report Five anthropogenic factors that will ... Northern United States was published recently by ...
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