Biomedical Researcher Wins Microplate Catalogue Prize Draw
A scientist at the Genomics CoreLab of the NIHR Biomedical Research Centre at Addenbrooke’s Hospital (Cambridge, UK) has won Porvair Sciences’ latest free prize draw for people registering online for the company’s 2010-2011 Microplate Catalogue.
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Blind man will drive a car tomorrow
No, you don’t need to stay off the streets. For one, Mark Riccobono will be driving on a closed-circuit course at Daytona International Speedway. But the bigger reason is that Riccobono, despite being legally blind, should be perfectly safe behind the wheel of Ford’s new blind-accessible vehicle. read more
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Agenda related to Robotics:
Tallahassee team upgrading wheelchair mobility
A team at the Florida A&M University-Florida State University College of Engineering led by Emmanuel Collins, the college’s John H. Seely Professor of Mechanical Engineering, is adapting a device known as a laser line striper for use in powered wheelchairs. Originally developed for the military, the device is supposed to classify terrain conditions so the wheelchair control system can self-adjust.
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