This Spinal Implant Is Letting Paralyzed Rats Walk Again

The ability to internally bridge the gap between two ends of severed spinal cord—not just rely on the support of an external carapace like the Ekso-Suitwould be nothing short of revolutionary for the neurosurgical field. Oh wait, looks like a team from the EPFL has just invented a way to do just that—in mice. »1/09/15 2:00pm1/09/15 2:00pm


Ghost in the Shell animation intro turned into live action

This gorgeous video looks at how a live-action tribute to Mamoru Oshii's Ghost in the Shell was put together by a group of 20 international artists. It shows the reconstruction of classic shots based on the original opening sequence—the detail is beautiful and I wish they would finish the remaining 75 minutes. »5/28/14 9:11pm5/28/14 9:11pm

Ghost in the Shell Robot Will Be Your New Best Friend

When the dog runs away, your girlfriend leaves you for your sister, and all of your other friends have ditched you, this Tachikoma robot of Ghost in the Shell fame will be there to keep you company. He can initiate games, dodge bullets, record voice messages, and play music. Just plug him in to your PC via USB and he… »10/12/07 4:30pm10/12/07 4:30pm