By Carla K. Johnson CHICAGO, Ill. (AP) – When Michael Gore stands, it’s a triumph of science and engineering. Eleven years ago, Gore was paralyzed from the waist down in a workplace accident, yet he rises from his wheelchair and walks across the room with help from a lightweight wearable robot.
By Jared Hunt CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – 3-D technology isn’t just for movie theatres and comic books anymore. In fact, it may very well reshape the landscape for American manufacturing. It’s all thanks to advances in 3-D printing, also called additive manufacturing, which has seen tremendous growth in the last few years. “It’s a quiet [...]
By Rick Montgomery KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -To call Tim Sylvester a road builder misses the point. The streets he intends to build are embedded with electronic sensors that may keep cars of the future from speeding, veering and crashing. A few blocks from Sylvester’s Integrated Roadways office in Kansas City, doctoral candidate Amol Khedkar [...]
By Samantha Strong FOND DU LAC, Wis. (AP) – Who did what, when and where are critical pieces to understanding what happened in a vehicle crash. After officers arrive on the scene of an accident, whether it’s serious or not, a report is completed and information such as street names, time of day and names [...]
By Deborah Circelli DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) – Yung Wong can’t forget the children he saw in Haiti. Some had lumps near their bellybuttons caused by intestinal problems from contaminated drinking water. The memory has made Wong passionate about the importance of purifying water. “(Seeing the children) just reinforced what we are trying to do [...]