Engineering Newswire 23: I Am Iron Woman
Today on Engineering Newswire, brought to you by Interpower, the premier supplier of power system components for worldwide markets, we're crafting magic arms, building Tony Stark's cyber-weapon, and 3D printing for the BioCurious. This episode features:
•2-year-old Emma Lavelle was born with a congenital disorder called arthrogryposis. Emma's parents turned to researchers at the Alfred I. DuPont Hospital for Children who had been hard at work on the Wilmington Robotic Exoskeleton, or WREX.
•Cyber-weapon hobbyist Patrick Priebe has harnessed his excitement for heroic weaponry and turned it into a reality with his home built laser gauntlet.
•A new Kickstarter project from design group Machina, allows users to create music through motion and touch sensors with a mobile app.
•Deep Space Industries has plans to start prospecting and exploring space with intent to process and manufacture the resources of asteroids and distant planets.
•A group of do-it-yourself engineers at the hackerspace, BioCurious are developing an open source, 3D bioprinter that will be accessible to anybody with a soldering iron and a love of biology.
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