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Terrain Played Evolutionary Role To Upright Walking In Humans
2013-05-24 13:22:24

Archaeologists from the University of York have challenged evolutionary theories about why our ancestors began walking upright. Publishing research in the journal Antiquity, the team wrote that our upright gait may have begun in the rugged landscape of East and South Africa.

2013-04-22 23:04:24

The New Website Demonstrates the Advantages of the “Grip-N-Assist” Gait Belt with Handles, Showing How the Belt Solves the Leading Cause of Injury to Seniors Los

2013-03-19 11:43:49

Many of today's running shoes feature a heavy cushioned heel.

Running Cockroaches Give Robotics A Fast Track To Success
2013-02-23 08:28:09

Researchers from the University of Michigan have found that running cockroaches begin to recover from being pushed sideways even before their nervous systems kick in to tell their legs what to do. The research team hopes that these new insights on the stabilization of biological systems could one day help engineers design steadier robots.

Backaches Evolved Once We Started To Walk Upright
2013-02-15 19:08:09

Feeling like your feet are a little sore or you have a backache after a day of shopping or walking around town? Well, scientists now say you can blame that on evolution.

2013-02-08 23:03:38

This innovative customization is well evident in the Crocodile Gait Trainer from Snug Seat, now offered by Rehabmart.

Ancient Artificial Toes Are First Prosthetics
2012-10-02 21:14:02

Researchers determined that ancient Egyptian artificial toes may have had more than just cosmetic purposes, but may actually have been the world's first prosthetic body parts.

Horse's Gait Is All In The Genes
2012-08-30 07:36:34

An international consortium of researchers has discovered a mutation in a single gene in horses that is critical for the ability to perform ambling gaits and pacing that has a major effect on performance in harness racing.

Anatomy Of Running Focuses On Biomechanics Of The Body
2012-08-13 09:13:37

When it comes to modern era distance running, experts have mixed opinions: some say humans are born to run while others say our bodies need careful cross training to stay healthy.

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2012-07-06 21:43:10

Robots are receiving a new pair of legs that are the most accurate to the human walking gait so far. Researchers have developed a set of robotic legs that they believe are the first to fully model walking in a biologically accurate manner.


Word of the Day
saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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