1. Soft Robotic Exosuit

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    In this video, Harvard faculty member Conor Walsh and members of his team explain how the biologically inspired Soft Exosuit targets enhancing the mobility of healthy individuals and restoring the mobility of those with physical disabilities. Credit: Harvard's Wyss Institute. Note: This technology is currently in the research and development phase and is not available commercially. Any suggested or implied claims have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Muscle Activation During Gait animation credit: K. Oberhofer, K. Mithraratne, N. S. Stott, I. A. Anderson (2009). Anatomically-based musculoskeletal modeling: prediction and validation of muscle deformation during walking. The Visual Computer, 25(9), 843 – 851

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    • Self-Folding Robots

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      Wyss Institute Core Faculty member Rob Wood, who is also the Charles River Professor of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Harvard’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS), and SEAS Ph.D. student Sam Felton discuss their landmark achievement in robotics – getting a robot to assemble itself and walk away autonomously – as well as their vision for the future of robots that can be manufactured easily and inexpensively. More information: http://wyss.harvard.edu/viewpressrelease/162

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      • Controlled flight of a robotic insect

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        Inspired by the biology of a fly, with submillimeter-scale anatomy and two wafer-thin wings that flap at 120 times per second, robotic insects, or RoboBees, achieve vertical takeoff, hovering, and steering. The tiny robots flap their wings using piezoelectric actuators -- strips of ceramic that expand and contract when an electric field is applied. Thin hinges of plastic embedded within a carbon fiber body frame serve as joints, and a delicately balanced control system commands the rotational motions in the flapping-wing robot, with each wing controlled independently in real-time. Applications of RoboBees could include distributed environmental monitoring, search-and-rescue operations, and assistance with crop pollination. Find out more at http://wyss.harvard.edu/viewpressrelease/110/

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        • PangeaSeed Presents - Sea Walls: Murals for Oceans - Art Basel: Wynwood, Miami

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          Sea Walls: Murals for Oceans is a groundbreaking street art project created by PangeaSeed members and supporting artists to help bring the beauty and the plight of the world’s oceans into streets around the globe via public art. From Dec 1 - 7, 2014, together with 6 internationally renowned artists and project partners 1xRun and Sean Havas Gallery, we brought Sea Walls: Murals for Oceans into the streets of the Wynwood district of Miami, Florida during Art Basel, the largest art fair in the America's, to help educate and inspire the local and international communities to help protect Florida's threatened marine life. The supporting mural artist line up includes Meggs (Australia), Nychos (Austria), Hannah Stouffer (USA), Naturel (USA), Brian Hebets (USA), and Aaron Glasson (New Zealand) focusing on endangered Florida ocean life such as hammerhead sharks, tiger sharks, lemon sharks, spotted eagle rays, manatees, alligators and sail fish. Together, we can help save our seas. Visit PangeaSeed.org for more information. Filmed and edited by Aaron Glasson. Additional footage by Tre' Packard. Underwater footage by Sean Havas. Music by Island Boy.

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          • Kilobots: A Thousand-Robot Swarm

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            In this video, Kilobots self-assemble in a thousand-robot swarm. The algorithm developed by Wyss Institute Core Faculty member Radhika Nagpal that enables the swarm provides a valuable platform for testing future collective Artificial Intelligence (AI) algorithms. More information: http://wyss.harvard.edu/viewpressrelease/164/a-selforganizing-thousandrobot-swarm

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            • Goodbye Oasis Of The Seas

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              This video is about the Oasis of the Seas leaving the Port of Rotterdam

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              • Oasis of the Seas

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                from Tom Markz Added 6,956 27 2

                Our cruise on Oasis. Sailing date was March 20th to March 27th, 2010. Awesome time.

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                • Years of Living Dangerously

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                  This groundbreaking documentary event series explores the human impact of climate change. From the damage wrought by Hurricane Sandy to the upheaval caused by drought in the Middle East, YEARS OF LIVING DANGEROUSLY combines blockbuster storytelling with the reporting expertise of Hollywood's brightest stars and today's most respected journalists. Nominated for two 2014 Primetime Emmys.

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                  • GREECE! The Islands - Crete

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                    GREECE! The Islands - Crete A stunning voyage to the edge of Europe and the birthplace of western civilization. Spectacular aerial images of this unique part of Europe show scenic bays, breathtaking mountains, picturesque villages, surrounded by turquoise seas and monasteries, sticking to rocky cliffs like swallow’ s nests. Directed by Johannes Backes & Dennis Wells, Cinematography : Joerg Adams Sound : Bastian Barenbrock Line Producer:George Kalomenopoulos Producer: Dennis Wells Executive Producer:Bernd Wilting A Taglicht Media Cologne Production in co-production with 2K Films on behalf of ZDF in cooperation with ARTE World Sales: Albatross

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