HULC Exoskeleton Undergoing Army Testing and REX Exoskeleton for Wheelchair Users

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software 1. Lockheed Martin has received a $1.1 million contract from the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Center for test and evaluation of its next-generation HULC advanced robotic exoskeleton, designed to augment Soldiers’ strength and endurance, as well as reduce load carriage injuries. 2. A robotic exoskeleton called …

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Energy and transportation developments to Watch in 2009 and a little beyond

The technological and other developments to watch is expanding to four parts:1. Computers, robots, electronics and communication2. Energy and transportation – this section3. DNA/biotech/synthetic biology, nanotechnology4. Medicine, life extension, space, manufacturing and anything else that was not covered 1. Candidates for nuclear fusion breakthroughsInterial Electrostatic Confinement (IEC) Fusion (EMC2fusion, inc/Bussard) Still awaiting results from 2008 …

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Seaweed, Fungus and Algae Biofuel

An editorial by Ricardo Radulovich strongly advocates using seaweed, macro-algae, to solve our energy issues. Until now, seaweed has been valued mainly as food, but also as fertiliser, animal feed, and recently for a growing phycocolloid industry producing algin, agar and carrageenan. But it could also be a major fuel. Macro-algae (seaweeds) are cultivated at …

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