This past week, Gizmodo found a research project that seeks to equip infants, who otherwise can't crawl, with a motorized baby-booster controlled by a Wii Fit Balance Board. Now there's video of this contraption in action.
Researchers at the University of Maryland and Ohio State University are examining Wii Fit's suitability as "an effective concussion management instrument," in football, where the injury is increasingly a concern.
Calibrating an advanced set of artificial limbs, which rely on signals from the residual muscles in amputees, can be tedious, exhausting, and extremely discouraging. But when two researchers at Johns Hopkins paired up their work with Guitar Hero, they were able to make the process a little more fun, and lots more…