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For veterans with PTSD, tinnitus can be unbearable. This scientist is finding ways to soothe them.
What can silence a ringing ear?
Designing spaces with marginalized people in mind makes them better for everyone
How the ‘curb-cut effect’ makes the world easier to navigate.
Designing for accessibility: From Frida Kahlo’s corsets to Franklin Roosevelt’s leg braces
Small innovations can go a long way.
SXSW 2015: How Extreme Bionics Will Rid The World Of Disability
Robotic limbs will become an advantage, not an impediment
First Steps of a Cyborg
Austin Whitney didn’t want to graduate from college in a wheelchair. So he and the student engineers at U.C. Berkeley’s “Kaz Lab” built a machine that allowed him to stand...
Meet RatCar, a Japanese Robot Car Controlled By a Rat’s Brain
Robots are a major part of the cultural fabric of Japan; they’re performing weddings, buying groceries and keeping people company. … Continued
Robotic Arm Designed to Make Quadriplegics Lives Easier is Actually “Too Easy,” Testers Say
Patients seek balance between challenge and assistance
REX, the Robotic Exoskeleton, Gives Paraplegic Man a Bionic Set of Legs
We’ve seen robotic exoskeletons before — there’s Lockheed’s HULC that’s designed to augment soldier performance, and then there’s Raytheon’s XOS … Continued
Toyota Demonstrates a Wheelchair Controlled With Brain Waves
For those in a wheelchair with limited mobility, Toyota’s new brainwave technology is a marvel. The rider of the wheelchair … Continued
Control a Robot with Your Mind
Mind control technology reads thoughts, prompts a robot's actions