The Strength of Utah Tech

The Strength of Utah Tech By EDCUtah for UtahPolicy.com  30 June 2015 Utah is often noted for the strength of its high-tech sector and the “Silicon Slopes” that have produced phenomenally successful companies like Omniture (now Adobe), Instructure, Qualtrics, Ancestry.com, Vivint and many others. But the state’s high-tech sector also includes amazing companies like Blackrock…

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Pentagon Gambles on Brain Implants, Bionic Limbs and Combat Exoskeletons

Pentagon Gambles on Brain Implants, Bionic Limbs and Combat Exoskeletons By Sara Reardon for Nature magazine 12 June 2015 DARPA makes a big push into biological research, but some scientists question whether its high-risk approach can work An exoskeleton designed through DARPA’s Warrior Web programme enhances soldiers’ physical abilities. Credit: DARPA When Geoffrey Ling talks…

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Brain-Reading Implant Controls Arm

Brain-Reading Implant Controls Arm By James Gallagher for BBC News 22 May 2015 A man has been able to control a robotic limb with a mind-reading chip implanted in his brain. It allowed Erik Sorto, from California, to sip a drink unaided for the first time in 10 years. The details, published in Science, reveal…

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