World / Science & Health Oct 4, 2019

Paralyzed man walks again with brain-controlled exoskeleton

A French man paralyzed in a nightclub accident can walk again thanks to a brain-controlled exoskeleton that scientists call a breakthrough providing hope to quadriplegics who are seeking to regain movement. The patient trained for months, harnessing his brain signals to control a computer-simulated avatar ...

Stand and be delivered: Japan's evolving escalator etiquette

National Sep 27, 2019

Stand and be delivered: Japan's evolving escalator etiquette

Is escalator etiquette in Japan about to change? The established custom of standing to one side and keeping the other side open for people in a hurry is being called into question by those who want to make moving stairways safer. As next year's Tokyo Olympics ...