This Italian exoskeleton could revolutionize physiotherapy

The term “exoskeleton” brings to mind images of futuristic battlefields and exotic industrial settings, but where bionics are most likely to achieve widespread use first is the medical field, in therapeutic and rehabilitative applications. Researchers at Rome’s Università Campus Bio-Medico hope to speed along that mechanized revolution with a new cybernetic support frame for the lower…

LG wants to build graphene microwaves

Graphene is a long way from becoming viable for semiconductors and the other applications where its unique physical properties could make the most difference, but if you’re a leading manufacturer that needs large quantities of the stuff on the cheap for lower-tech projects, that can already be arranged today. And LG is using its access…