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10 Emerging Technologies That Will Change Your World
Ten upcoming innovations in techonolgy that may end up changing our lives, as well as profiles of the innovators who are responsible for them. Free registration is required for this site.

Care Cure Community
An online community provided by the W. M. Keck Center for Collaborative Neuroscience regarding spinal chord injuries. Includes forums, articles, news, information, resources, chat rooms, and more.

Federal Aviation Administration
Check airport status, find out how to become a pilot, report your air travel service problems, and learn about the regulations and policies that guide aviation in America.

Fiber Optics Online
Keep up with the latest information in the fiber optics community through news letters, trade publications, job searches, a product showcase, and market research reports.

Brain Fingerprinting Laboratories
Learn how "brain fingerprinting," a new forensic technique that is making its way into our justice system on this site that features explanations from Lawrence A. Farwell, the inventor of the brain fingerprinting.

A Swedish medical technology company developing devices for direct skeletal anchorage of amputation prosthesis.

The Lemelson-MIT Awards for Invention and Innovation
An awards program run in coordination with MIT that grants large cash prizes to American inventors. The site includes profiles of inventors, games, trivia, resources, and an inventor's handbook.

Can Spy Satellites Find Osama Bin Laden?
An essay on finding Osama bin Laden by means of the U.S. global satellite network.

The Skyscraper Museum
Web site for the Skyscraper Museum, located in Manhattan. Includes historical information about the world's tallest buildings as well as exhibitions archives, and information about museum programs.

Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates
Architectural firm, founded in 1976, responsible for numerous buildings in Manhattan, as well as the current construction of the Shanghai World Financial Center.

Leslie E. Robertson Associates
Structural engineering firm in Manhattan that has constructed three of the world's six tallest buildings, including the former World Trade Center.

KLCC Petronas Twin Towers
Information about the Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, until recently the tallest building in the world. Includes details about the towers' elevator, skybridge, security system, and much more.

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Neuroscientist Miguel Nicolelis of Duke University has trained monkeys implanted with neuroprosthetics to move robotic arms.
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