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Robotics Researchers Build Bionic Man With Functioning Organs
2013-10-12 08:43:43

[ Watch the Video: Say Hello To The Bionic Man ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports – Your Universe Online Four decades ago, the “bionic man” was just the product of a sci-fi television show writer’s imagination. On Friday, an actual robot, assembled and featuring realistic human body parts, was featured during the New York Comic Con. Richard Walker, managing director of Shadow Robot Company and the lead roboticist on the project, told the Associated Press (AP) the bionic man...

Bionic Man Unveiled At London's Science Museum
2013-02-07 08:17:39

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online He´s not quite Steve Austin, but with prosthetic hands, hips, knees and even a face, Rex is the closest thing to a bionic man that science has yet to produce. Built by scientists from the Shadow robotics team, Rex is being shown off more as proof that medical science is getting closer to being able to synthesize and stitch together human body parts. The Shadow team recently unveiled Rex at the Science Museum in London...

2006-02-26 13:35:07

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Emmy-winning actor Darren McGavin, who played grouchy monster chaser Carl Kolchak in the 1970s television series "Kolchak: The Night Stalker," died on Saturday at a Los Angeles hospital, according to a statement on his Web site. He was 83. McGavin was born in Spokane, Washington, in 1922. His career spanned seven decades, and included roles in both television and film. He starred in five television series, including "Mike Hammer," and won an Emmy in 1990 for a...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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