Tag Archives: Japan

Japan makes cyborg suit to fight radiation in Fukushima.

In January we mentioned something called the Hybrid Assistive Limb, called HAL, showing at this year’s Consumer Electronic’s Show. It was actually invented by a super-skilled Japanese robotics engineer named Yoshiyuki Sankai (山海嘉之教授 in Japanese). As you may know, the recent earthquake … Continue reading

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Link Dump 3-14-11

Finals week for colleges and universities which run in quarters; keeping it simple by posting some of the finest links for engineering and science: Cool mini-documentary on the first PC virus, “BRAIN,” and its makers, who live in Pakistan and … Continue reading

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How Engineering saved millions of lives in Japan

About the disaster Sometimes disaster strikes without much warning. Sometimes with none; the biggest earthquake to hit Japan in 170 years, and caused a massive tsunami to hit much of the Japanese coast. Some areas had as little as 15 … Continue reading

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