Pure Tech 4th September 2014

7 fingers are better than 5, right?

Opening a jar, tying your shoe, stirring coffee. Everyday tasks. More precisely, everyday two-handed tasks. Right? Not for long. MIT’s geniuses came up with a robot “glove”, which can be attached to the hand and adds an extra 2 fingers ...

by Andrea Toth

Chronic Conditions 2nd September 2014

A cheap all-terrain wheelchair

A faster, cheaper wheelchair could mean more mobility for the 40 million people across the world who need wheels, but can't afford them. Amos Winter might just be the next guy I fall for. He’s jovial, he’s passionate, he’...

by Andrea Toth