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This is Your Brain on Neurotechnology

Zack Lynch is author of The Neuro Revolution: How Brain Science Is Changing Our World (St. Martin's Press, July 2009). Neurotechnology is the emerging science of brain imaging and other new tools for both understanding and influencing our brains.

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Storage Goes Solid State

Sure, it holds 500 gigs of movies, music, and data, but the demands of modern computing are starting to make that spinning silver-platter in your typical hard-drive look downright antiquated.

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“Wave” Goodbye To Peak Spectrum

Is the wireless industry facing hard times? Increasing spectrum use from a greater number of carriers and the advent of wireless broadband is carving our once plentiful broadcast spectrum into smaller chunks that cost carriers more to license.

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Way Past Dick Tracy

Parvus is taking portable computing devices to the next level with the Zypad Wrist Wearable Personal Computer (WWPC). Light weight (250 grams) and designed for hands-free operation, the Zypad is secured with a wrist strap and can be run using either the Windows CE or Linux operating systems.

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I Am Ironman!

Cyberdyne Corporation of Japan, in conjunction with Daiwa House, has begun mass production of a cybernetic bodysuit that augments body movement and increases user strength by up to tenfold.

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Open Source Robotics Looks Better Than Ever

Where’s C3PO when we need him? Compared to many other aspects of advanced technology -- even compared to AI software technology, which isn’t exactly zooming along -- humanoid robotics seems to be advancing at a snail’s pace.

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