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  • VIDEO: Storey revels in first GB gold
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    Sarah Storey shares her joy after cruising to the Paralympic gold medal in the women’s C5 individual pursuit.


  • LG Builds Working Flexible Cable Battery
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    MrSeb writes with news on work toward flexible batteries good enough for Real World use (you have to power those flexible electrionics somehow). From the article: “LG Chem … has devised a cable-type lithium-ion battery that’s just a few millimeters in diameter, and is flexible enough to be tied in knots, worn as a bracelet, or woven into textiles. The underlying chemistry of the cable-type battery is the same as the lithium-ion battery (more…)

  • Bionic Eye Lets Blind Woman Experience Vision
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    An anonymous reader writes “Australian researchers implanted a bionic eye with 24 electrodes in Ms Dianne Ashworth, a 54-year-old who had limited vision due to a inherited condition called retinitis pigmentosa. The implant has allowed her to see flashes of light and shapes when researchers deliver electrical pulses to the device. From the article: ‘This early prototype consists of a retinal implant with 24 electrodes. A small lead wire (more…)