The Ekso Bionic Suit, Helping the Paraplegic Walk Again

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The Ekso Bionic Suit, Helping the Paraplegic Walk Again
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Patrick McStravick, from Bangor, County Down, has brought the suit to Northern Ireland, after a visit to the Republic of Ireland, in order to show how the exoskeleton can benefit those who cannot walk.

On Wednesday, he will meet Northern Ireland Health Minister Edwin Poots before giving a demonstration of the suit, developed by Californian company Ekso Bionics, at the University of Ulster.

The Building That Grows as You Recycle

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The Building That Grows as You Recycle
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The architecture giants at Agence Chartier Corbasson have imagined a design feat worthy of a green future.

Their new, London-based conceptual project, "Organic Skyscraper," proposes a high-rise building built from the recycled materials of its residents. The building would essentially "grow" vertically as inhabitants discarded waste like plastic bottles and paper, their garbage turning into insulated panels for floors to come.


MIT Creates an Ice Cream Printer

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MIT Creates an Ice Cream Printer
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You scream, I scream, we all transform an off-the-shelf Cuisinart soft-serve maker to extrude super-cooled and 3D-printed shells of ice cream! Three students at MIT, Kyle Hounsell, Kristine Bunker, and David Donghyun Kim, have created a homemade ice cream printer that extrudes soft serve and immediately freezes it so that it can be layered on a cooled plate.