The Indoor Ocean Simulator

At the University of Edinburgh, researchers have built an ocean simulator that can reproduce the kind of tumultuous seas found in the wild. Large enough for study, the dedicated ocean simulator, named FloWave, is 25 meters across and utilizes 28 submerged drive units to command its 2.4 million liters of water to do the researcher’s bidding.   via Science and…

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Device Lets You Lift With Less Effort

Yoshivuki Sankai, a businessman from Japan, and his associates have developed a device called HAL that can make a heavy load less of a chore, and it’s designed to be wore on the body. The device senses bioelectric signals and reacts accordingly. Of course, it won’t give you superhuman strength, but it could make a big difference by the end…

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