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Suit up with a robot to walk and run more easily

A versatile, portable exosuit that assists both walking and running highlights the potential for lightweight and non-restrictive wearable robots outside the lab.

15 Aug 2019 Science

Biomarker to avoid safety risk for the sleep deprived

Eye-movement test indicates sleep loss.

9 Aug 2019 The Journal of Physiology

Jogging and five other exercises ward off weight gain despite ‘obesity genes’

Study of 18,000 Han Chinese assessed exercise impact with five measures of obesity

1 Aug 2019 PLOS Genetics

Elbows key for walkers’ efficiency

Researchers are still out as to why runners bend their arms.

9 Jul 2019 Journal of Experimental Biology