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July 23, 2014

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5:30 PM | Introducing Our First Sci-Fi Special Issue For The iPad
Dispatches from the Future Download a copy from iTunes. Popular Science We love science fiction here at Popular Science. Many of the real-life innovations and advances that fill our pages every month, in fact, started as pie-in-the-sky ideas born by people thinking creatively about a better future. These visions only get more vivid, the stories more stimulating and innovative, as we craft each new issue. So today we present something extra-special, […]

July 08, 2014

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8:00 PM | How The World Cup's Brain-Controlled Exoskeleton Works [Video]
Soccer Exoskeleton Juliano Pinto, a paraplegic man, kicks a soccer ball using an exoskeleton built by Miguel Nicolelis and a large team of scientists and engineers. Imagine Science Films The World Cup has drawn more than rabid soccer fans to Brazil. A team of filmmakers are on the ground in Rio de Janeiro documenting the science behind the games, including an exoskeletal kick-off, the genetics of competition, and even the biochemistry of diehard spectators. Here's Imagine Science Films' […]
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