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Cal student Austin Whitney, a paraplegic, walks at Saturday's commencement ceremony using an exoskeleton suit designed by professor Homayoon Kazerooni and his graduate robotics students....
3 | May 16, 2011 1:21pm
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, a condition virtually unheard of prior to 1980, is becoming more and more common around the world. As the name implies, the condition is not associated with...
1 | April 13, 2011 3:00pm
HIV, Malaria, even cancer. Imagine testing for all of these illnesses at the same time with just one drop of blood and in the span of 10 minutes. CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on some university...
3 | March 31, 2011 10:52am
UCSF Medical Center patients now receive medication from the hospital's automated pharmacy. By using robots instead of people, the hospital hopes to reduce errors and free pharmacists and nurses...
4 | March 30, 2011 4:31pm
Last year, Jean Stuetzle, 92, learned she had lung cancer and was given few options to make her well again. Then, she visited radiation oncologist Robert Sinha at El Camino Hospital in Silicon...
6 | March 22, 2011 8:40am
Sonoma Wine Company in Graton, Calif., recently installed a unique solar array that generates both electricity and hot water in one system. SmartPlanet visits the wine producer's operations and...
15 | March 7, 2011 8:07am
Scott Olsen, inventor of Rollerblade in-line skates, has developed a concept for a new mode of transportation called the SkyRide. Passengers sit on a bike and propel themselves forward with human...
29 | February 24, 2011 8:41am
Need a little extra help getting the laundry done? Robotics engineers at University of California at Berkeley have developed a robot that can fold towels and socks. SmartPlanet talks to Berkeley...
6 | February 18, 2011 9:00am
U.S. Navy engineers at Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific in San Diego, Calif., have developed a system to use a stream of seawater as a radio antenna. Seawater is pumped through a...
5 | January 27, 2011 8:12am
MIT Media Lab's Information Ecology group developed three prototype high-tech wallets that automatically connect to your bank account and make it easier or more difficult to spend money based upon...
4 | January 20, 2011 5:08pm
At the Consumer Electronics Show Wednesday in Las Vegas, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer and VP Mike Anjiulo show off the company's new Surface 2.0 platform. The multitouch, tabletop will be available...
6 | January 6, 2011 12:34pm
PARC research scientists Julia Liu and Ying Zhang are developing robots to help soldiers in urban combat and civilians on rescue missions. The sensor robots are equipped with infrared bump and...
2 | January 3, 2011 8:51am
General Motors is recycling an estimated 100 miles of plastic boom material used to help contain the BP Gulf oil spill. GM plans to turn the booms into 100,000 pounds of plastic resin. The resin...
3 | December 21, 2010 2:41pm
The Philadelphia Eagles recently announced plans to power Lincoln Financial Field with renewable energy, including wind, solar and dual-fuel generated electricity. SmartPlanet shows you digital...
2 | December 15, 2010 4:46pm
Dow Chemical Company's Powerhouse solar shingles convert sunlight into electricity. The product integrates low-cost thin-film photovoltaic cells into roofing shingles that can be installed...
9 | December 8, 2010 2:56pm