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MIT Develops Guide Drone to Ease Campus Confusion

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November 13, 2013
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Researchers at MIT's Senseable City Lab are developing a drone designed to act as a flying robotic guide for visitors and students in need of directions. Ben Gruber has more.


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Eye-Tracking Research Targets Hospital Navigation Stress

Eye-Tracking Research Targets Hospital Navigation Stress

Reuters (Sep. 18, 2013) — A hospital in the UK is using eye-tracking technology to improve sign placement in its corridor system. The so-called "wayfinding" tests are designed to ease the confusion and stress often caused by navigating unfamiliar hospital hallways.
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Gerd Binnig Chemistry Under the Microscope

Gerd Binnig Chemistry Under the Microscope

Deutsche Welle (July 7, 2013) — He opened up a new world, paving the way for nanotechnology. Gerd Binnig shared the 1986 Nobel Prize in Physics for the invention of the scanning tunneling microscope. For the first time, the invention made it possible to see individual atoms and manipulate them. Chemistry had become engineering. Ever since, information scientists, chemists and materials scientists have been using Binnigs inventions to create materials with made-to-measure properties, in particular for microelectronics. Binnig himself started up a company that develops software to automatically analyze microscope images - for example, to recognize tumor cells. Tomorrow Today presents a portrait of the Nobel laureate.
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Japanese Company Develops Power-Assisted Suit

Japanese Company Develops Power-Assisted Suit

AFP (June 2, 2014) — A Japanese company develops a power-assisted suit it claims can be used in many industries, from agriculture and construction to defence and medical care. Duration: 00:41 Video provided by AFP
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Sideways Elevator May Lift German Firm

Sideways Elevator May Lift German Firm

Reuters - Business Video Online (Dec. 10, 2014) — A German company develops a new cableless, magnetic elevator system allowing multiple cabins to use one lift shaft, and to travel horizontally as well as vertically. Suzannah Butcher has more. Video provided by Reuters
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