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Top 10 Oddest Phobias

Describes as an “irrational, intense and persistent fear of certain situations, activities, things, animals or people” by Wikipedia, approximately 1 in every 23 people suffer from phobias (according to Phobia Statistics). 20 percent of these phobias disappear on their own in adults, whereas, the remaining have to be treated. Today we list the top 10

Artificial Human Heart Unveiled

For all the bad news in medicine today — studies that cell phones might cause cancer, or that widely used flame retardants could have dire effects — there’s also a lot of good news. Recent studies have moved us closer to curing paralysis with nerve bypasses wired directly into the brain. And there have been

Artifical Human-Like Muscles Invented for Robots

IF ROBOTS are ever going to be part of our homes, they will need to become a lot quieter. Building them with artificial muscles that run on hydrogen, instead of noisy compressed-air pumps or electric motors, could be the answer.

First Human-Like Military Robot Unveiled

A human-like robot built to test chemical protection clothing used by the US Army has been unveiled by Boston Dynamics.

Artificial Robotic Hand That Can Feel [video]

A team of scientists from Italy and Sweden has developed what is believed to be the first artificial hand that has feeling.

Stimulating Sight: Artifical Eye Could Help Restore Vision

ScienceDaily (2009-09-24) — MIT engineers have designed a retinal implant for people who have lost their vision from retinitis pigmentosa or age-related macular degeneration, two of the leading causes of blindness. The retinal prosthesis would help restore some vision by electrically stimulating the nerve cells that normally carry visual input from the retina to the