Archive of Nov 2012

02.11.12 Robotic Exoskeleton Marches into Commercial Market

They were once the stuff of science fiction. In recent years, a host of government and private groups have begun experimenting with robotic exoskeletons able to augment the human body — and even restore paraplegics’ ability to walk.

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Danger Room: Mexican Cartels Enslave Engineers to Build Radio Network

by ROBERT BECKHUSEN The Mexican military is trying to dismantle an extensive network of radio antennas built and operated by the notorious Zeta drug cartel. But the authorities haven’t had much luck shutting Radio Zeta down. Not only is much of the equipment super-easy to replace. But the cartel has also apparently found some unwilling [...]

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