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Science and technology are getting closer and closer to deftly melding man with machine. Cyberdyne, Inc., a Japanese company that focus on robotics, alongside with Intel have released the Hybrid Assistive Limb (HAL), the first cyborg-type robot that can improve, support, and enhance a person’s bodily functions. HAL is intended to be used in the welfare field, as assistance for heavy work in factories, and as assistance for rescue activities on disaster sites. How do these limbs work? First, the brain thinks something along the lines of “I want to walk”. The brain transmits the necessary signals to the muscles for the motions to move through the nerves. Second, signals sent from the brain to the... Read more...