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Kids Inspired To Help Their Elders Through Robotics
2013-01-21 14:08:10

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online There is no denying robots are changing the world but instead of the machines taking over and enslaving mankind, they are actually helping improve the lives of many. This past weekend robots also helped to inspire young designers and would-be engineers. But for some competitors it was also about helping their elders. The First Lego League Championship was held on Saturday, and two teams were sponsored by the Faculty of...

2011-11-08 07:00:00

EDMONTON, Alberta and MARKHAM, Ontario, Nov. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- [CASCON] -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced its software is being used to correlate data from sensors capturing patient activity and replicate that in a virtual world with avatars that represent the elderly subjects in a unique pilot aimed at providing health researchers and students with insights on how to care for Canada's aging population. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111108/NY01962 ) (Logo:...

2005-08-10 16:00:00

Researchers at the University of Alberta have isolated a rare condition that prevents some children from recognizing a face they have seen before. They believe this conditions continues into adulthood. "We believe this has never been discovered before," said Carmen Rasmussen, a doctoral student in the U of A Department of Psychology. "And now we hope to be able to better diagnose people with this condition and develop interventions to help them." Rasmussen and her colleague, Dr. Glennis...