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2014/01/02-06

 Nature News Feature, Vol 536, No.7614

http://www.nature.com/news/welcome-to-the-cyborg-olympics-1.20353

Research on our new force-myography controlled prosthesis was featured in more than 100 news releases internationally including:

·       The Tyee

 http://thetyee.ca/Presents/2016/05/18/SFU-Bionic-Hand-Amputee-Athlete/

·       Healio

http://www.healio.com/orthotics-prosthetics/prosthetics/news/online/%7B0794dc3b-d261-4fa4-8e76-755b99a9976d%7D/new-control-system-developed-for-robotic-upper-limb-prosthesis

·       Canadian Visa Reviews

http://www.canadianvisareview.com/canadian-visa-review/the-cyborg-olympics/

·       Globe MedTech

http://globemedtech.com/aggregator/sources/8

·       EL

http://www.el.gr/index.php/tech/123-technologia/2663-bioniko-cheri-kanei-kanei-to-ntempoyto-toy-se-paraolympiako-athlhth-binteo

·       Notey

http://www.notey.com/@inhabitat_unofficial/external/9330428/researchers-made-a-bionic-hand-that-lets-amputees-%E2%80%98feel%E2%80%99-their-fingertips-again.html

·       Jewel 92

http://jewel92.com/the-worlds-first-cyborg-olympics-come-to-switzerland-this-fall/

·       Arfy

http://www.arfy.fr/dotclear/index.php?post/2016/05/10/L-Homme-repare-et-ca-se-passe-a-Simon-Fraser-University

·       Eastern Ontario Network

http://easternontarionetwork.com/index.php/news/canada-news/38935-canada-s-first-cyborg-olympics-contestant-hails-from-kenora-ont-thunder-bay

·       NVS24

http://nvs24.com/news/tech/Canadas-bionic-man-former-Paralympic-athlete-to-compete-in-first-cyborg-Olympics-5625022.html

·       New News

http://www.newnews.ca/?action-viewnews-itemid-133982

·       Radio Huancavilca

http://radiohuancavilca.com.ec/tecnologia/2016/05/08/mover-los-dedos-sin-necesidad-cirugias-objetivo-este-brazo-bionico/#

·       Sputnik News

https://fr.sputniknews.com/sci_tech/201605071024816760-main-bionique-perception-tactile/

·       BC Bay

http://www.bcbay.com/news/2016/05/07/415785.html

·       Tech Times

http://www.techtimes.com/articles/156508/20160506/paralympian-to-use-new-bionic-hand-built-by-sfu-scientists-for-worlds-first-cybathlon.htm

·       Instrogram

https://www.instagram.com/p/BFFKi7pitm5/

·       Inside O&P

http://www.insideoandp.com/#!SFU-researchers-to-test-new-prosthetic-control-system-at-Cybathlon/c1nni/572cb0f30cf25326f6c6f3d9

·       OOYUZ

http://www.ooyuz.com/geturl?aid=11519981

·       Follow News

http://www.follownews.com/paralympian-to-use-new-bionic-hand-built-by-sfu-scientists-for-worlds-first-cybathlon-17zy5

·       Sci 24h

http://sci24h.com/news/1701069-paralympian-use-new-bionic-hand-built-sfu-scientists-world-first-cybathlon

·       Straight

http://www.straight.com/life/690826/sfu-researchers-build-para-athlete-bionic-hand-worlds-first-cyborg-olympics

·       Can Ban

http://canban.biz/canadas-bionic-man-former-paralympic-athlete-to-compete-in-first-cyborg-9866.html

·       Engineers Austraia

https://www.engineersaustralia.org.au/portal/news/bionic-arm-we-have-technology

·       My Informs

http://myinforms.com/en-us/a/32694729-paralympian-to-use-new-bionic-hand-built-by-sfu-scientists-for-worlds-first-cybathlon/

·       Ubergizmo

http://fr.ubergizmo.com/2016/05/06/m-a-s-s-impact-prothese-main.html

·       Tech Rum

http://www.techrum.vn/threads/phat-minh-canh-tay-sinh-hoc-cho-phep-nguoi-khuyet-tat-cam-nhan-ngon-tay-cua-minh.48439/

·       Tech ITT

http://www.techitt.com/universidade-inventa-mao-bionica-permite-aos-utilizadores-sentir-os-seus-dedos/

·       Wanhuajing

http://m.wanhuajing.com/d429416

·       WXRX 123

http://www.wxrw123.com/qw/20160506/687187.html

·       Tech Ocular

http://www.technocular.com/tech-news/canadian-university-invents-bionic-hand-that-lets-users-feel-their-fingers-cnet/

·       International Business Times

http://it.ibtimes.com/questo-braccio-bionico-consente-ai-pazienti-di-sentire-le-dita-video-1450217

·       c|net

http://www.cnet.com/news/canadian-university-invents-bionic-hand-that-lets-users-feel-their-fingers/

·       The Informatics Today

http://www.titoday.xyz/2016/05/canadian-university-invents-bionic-hand.html

·       Tech The Lead

http://techthelead.com/2016/05/06/bionic-hand-lets-users-feel-their-fingers-once-again/

·       National Post

http://news.nationalpost.com/news/canada/bring-on-the-cyborg-olympics-japanese-withdraw-after-seeing-b-c-parathletes-amazing-bionic-arm

·       Info News

http://infotel.ca/newsitem/bionic-hand-developed-by-sfu-researchers-allows-parathlete-to-move-fingers/it30289

·       News JS

http://www.newsjs.com/ca/paralympian-to-use-new-bionic-hand-built-by-sfu-scientists-for-worlds-first-cybathlon/d3OXKH-rXUUOt7MZuUxSEDKEggF7M/

·       Oandp

http://www.oandp.com/articles/NEWS_2016-05-04_02.asp

·       Viva 100

http://www.viva100.com/main/view.php?key=20160504010001387

·       Orthopaedic Design and Technology

http://www.odtmag.com/contents/view_videos/2016-05-04/building-a-better-bionic-hand

·       SFU

https://www.sfu.ca/sfunews/stories/2016/sfu-researchers-build-a-better-bionic-hand-danny-letain.html

·       Vancity Buzz

http://www.vancitybuzz.com/2016/05/sfu-bionic-hand-cyborg-olympics/

·       CTV News

http://www.ctvnews.ca/sci-tech/b-c-man-hopes-bionic-hand-will-earn-him-gold-at-cyborg-olympics-1.2886186

·       The Globe and Mail   

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/british-columbia/sfu-bionic-hand-system-allows-paralympic-skier-to-move-fingers/article29847053/

·       Metro News

http://www.metronews.ca/news/canada/2016/05/03/bionic-hand-developed-by-sfu-researchers-allows-parathlete-to-move-fingers.html

·       CFJC Today

http://cfjctoday.com/article/524022/bionic-hand-developed-sfu-researchers-allows-parathlete-move-fingers

CRC Radio

http://www.cbc.ca/radio/day6/episode-281-joseph-boyden-on-attawapiskat-steph-curry-bringbackourgirls-cyborg-olympics-more-1.3537234/get-ready-for-the-cybathlon-the-world-s-first-cyborg-olympics-1.3537267

  ETH

 http://www.cybathlon.ethz.ch/en/cybathlon-news/2016/03/meet-the-teams-mass-impact.html

Los Angeles Times 

http://www.latimes.com/science/sciencenow/la-sci-sn-gecko-feet-robot-space-spacecraft-repair-esa-20140102,0,4133716.story#axzz2pM4jgK2u

·      RCI (Radio Canada International) [Front Page]

http://www.rcinet.ca/en/2014/01/06/how-gecko-feet-can-help-space-exploration/

·      ESA [Front Page]

http://www.esa.int/Our_Activities/Space_Engineering/Wall-crawling_gecko_robots_can_stick_in_space_too

·      New Scientist:  

http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn24808-gecko-feet-will-let-robot-minions-fix-space-stations.html#.UstZ5HnMRxs  

·      Discovery News:

http://news.discovery.com/tech/robotics/wall-climbing-gecko-robot-could-scuttle-in-space-140102.htm

·      CBC News 

http://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/simon-fraser-engineers-create-gecko-inspired-space-robots-1.2481912

·      The Japan Times

http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2014/01/11/world/wall-climbing-robot-inspired-by-a-gecko/#.UtL_y3nMRxs

·      Top News USA

http://topnews.us/content/260174-robot-space-geckos-could-climb-future-spacecraft

·      24 All News:

http://24allnews.com/wall-climbing-gecko-robot-could-scuttle-in-space-discovery-news/

·      Gizmodo: 

http://gizmodo.com/this-gecko-inspired-wall-crawling-robot-will-someday-re-1493213804

·      Huffington Post: 

http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2014/01/02/simon-fraser-gecko-robot_n_4532553.html  

·      CTV News: 

http://www.ctvnews.ca/sci-tech/canadian-team-creates-gecko-inspired-robot-that-could-be-used-in-space-1.1618450  

·      E & T Magazine: 

http://eandt.theiet.org/news/2014/jan/gecko-robot.cfm   

·       International Business Times: 

http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/space-lizard-robots-designed-cosmic-cleaners-video-1430913  

·      MailOnline

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2532664/Rise-lizard-bots-Gecko-like-machines-stick-surfaces-space-soon-crawling-satellites.html

·      E news park forest: 

http://www.enewspf.com/latest-news/science/space/49110-wall-crawling-gecko-robots-can-stick-in-space-too.html

·      MSN

http://news.msn.co.nz/worldnews/8778739/geckos-in-space-tiny-robot-eyes-cosmos

·      Le Vif:

http://www.levif.be/info/actualite/sciences/premier-pas-vers-l-espace-pour-un-robot-gecko/article-4000488748760.htm

·      El Universal

http://www.eluniversal.com.co/ciencia/cientificos-dan-el-primer-paso-para-el-envio-de-un-robot-gecko-al-espacio-147214

·      red Orbit

http://www.redorbit.com/news/space/1113037772/gecko-inspired-robot-climb-walls-space-missions-010214/

·      Phys Org:

http://phys.org/news/2014-01-geckos-space-robot-cosmos.html

·      Le Parisien: 

http://www.leparisien.fr/high-tech/premier-pas-vers-l-espace-pour-un-robot-gecko-02-01-2014-3456957.php

·      SBS

http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2014/01/03/geckos-space-tiny-robot-eyes-cosmos

·      RTBF

http://www.rtbf.be/info/societe/detail_premier-pas-vers-l-espace-pour-un-robot-gecko?id=8168124

·      Motherboard

http://motherboard.vice.com/blog/gecko-robots-stick-to-spaceships

·      New com

http://www.news.com.au/technology/science/european-space-agency-developing-gecko-like-robot-that-can-crawl-along-spacecraft/story-fnjwlcze-1226794033576

·      The malay mail

http://www.themalaymailonline.com/features/article/geckos-in-space-novel-robot-takes-a-step-to-cosmos

·      Hindustantimes:

http://www.hindustantimes.com/news-feed/science/european-space-agency-developing-gecko-like-robot-that-can-crawl-along-spacecraft/article1-1168650.aspx

2012/03/18 Research on our smart materials and liquid metal was featured on MicroWaves&RF: http://www.mwrf.com/Articles/ArticleID/23977/23977.html
2011/11/01

 Research performer by Jeff Krahn (supervised MASc student) appeared in more than 100 articles and blogs including:

·    Nature.com: http://blogs.nature.com/news/2011/11/gecko_robot_walks_up_walls_1.html

· Discovery Channel news: http://news.discovery.com/tech/gecko-inspired-robot-111101.html  

· Vancouver Sun: http://www.vancouversun.com/researchers+create+wall+scaling+robot/5641251/story.html

· Popular mechanics: http://www.popularmechanics.com/technology/engineering/robots/this-gecko-inspired-robot-tank-climbs-walls-6537652?click=pm_latest  

· Physicsworld.com: http://physicsworld.com/blog/2011/11/sticky_tank_climbs_the_walls.html

·    Daily Mail: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2055963/The-lizard-bot-Gecko-like-robot-climb-walls-adhesive-developed-scientists.html#ixzz1cPursZVq

·    PhysOrg.com: http://www.physorg.com/news/2011-10-scientists-heights-gecko-inspired-tank-robot.html

·    ChannelNewsAsia.com: http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/technologynews/view/1162802/1/.html

·     Sky News Australia: http://www.skynews.com.au/tech/article.aspx?id=680286&vId

·    International Business Times: http://au.ibtimes.com/articles/241009/20111101/rise-robots-developments-robot-technology.htm

·    Gizmag.com: http://www.gizmag.com/tank-wall-climbing-robot-sfu/20341/picture/146278/

·    TheRegister.co.uk: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2011/11/01/tank_like_gecko_robot/

·    SFU news release (from Marianne Meadahl of PAMR): http://www.sfu.ca/pamr/media-releases/2011/researchers-create-gecko-like-climbing-robot.html

·    The Guardian (UK): http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/punctuated-equilibrium/2011/nov/02/1?newsfeed=true

·    The Times of India: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/home/science/Robots-scale-walls-sans-hands/articleshow/10575756.cms

·    National Post: http://news.nationalpost.com/2011/11/01/robot-uses-the-power-of-a-gecko-to-climb-walls-without-suction-cups-or-glue/

·    Device Magazine (Romania):: http://www.devicemag.com/2011/11/01/gecko-robot-tank-climbs-walls-and-goes-around-ledges/

·    The China Post (Taiwan): http://www.chinapost.com.tw/life/science-&-technology/2011/11/02/321648/Scientists-look.htm

·    South China Morning Post: http://www.scmp.com/portal/site/SCMP/menuitem.2c913216495213d5df646910cba0a0a0/?vgnextoid=2427a63d91f53310VgnVCM100000360a0a0aRCRD&vgnextfmt=teaser&ss=Asia+%26+World&s=News

·    The Australian: http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/world/robot-gecko-climbs-walls/story-e6frg6so-1226182709090

·    MSNBC.com: http://futureoftech.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2011/11/01/8580730-gecko-inspired-robot-climbs-walls

·    24Hours (Vancouver) and Toronto Sun newspapers chain: http://vancouver.24hrs.ca/News/local/2011/11/01/18911576.html


·    ComputerWorld.com.au: http://www.computerworld.com.au/article/405935/robot_uses_gecko_power_climb_walls/

2011/06/28 Article on SurreyLeader http://www.bclocalnews.com/surrey_area/surreyleader/community/124656088.html
Article on T-Net http://www.bctechnology.com/scripts/display_news.cfm?id=30596
2011/02/01 Shahrzad Jalali Mazlouman (co-supervised Post-doctorate fellow) was interviewed by IET (http://kn.theiet.org/magazine/eletters/4703/jalali-mazlouman.cfm)
2010/05/18
Article on Lifesceincesbc http://lifesciencesbc.ca/News/BC_Industry_News/bcnews05181001.asp
2009/04/09 Gecko-inspired dry adhesive planned for space, Design Engineering.
2009/03/01 Will brain waves help pilot future space ships?, USA Today article
2008/11/07 Blog on “Biomimicry Resources” (http://biomimicry.typepad.com/resources/2008/11/welcome---menrva-research-group-at-sfu.html)
2008/11/06 Blog on “Technology Review Editors”, published by MIT (http://www.technologyreview.com/blog/editors/22177/)
2007/09/20 News on Bionis website (http://www.extra.rdg.ac.uk/eng/BIONIS/members.htm)
2007/01/31
News on SFU website (http://fas.sfu.ca/awards/award.2007-02-08.7315829116/)
2006/12/01 News on International Astroanutical Federation website (http://www.iafastro.com/index.php?id=276)
2006/09/18 Article on “The Engineer” magazine (http://www.theengineer.co.uk/liChannelID/1/Articles/296121/Joint%20research.htm)
2006/09/07 Article on “Physorg” magazine (http://www.physorg.com/news76847758.html)
2006/06/19 Article on the Russian “SpaceNews” magazine (http://www.spacenews.ru/spacenews/live/full_news.asp?id=18579)
2006/01/15 Article on the Dutch “Nienke Beintema” magazine (http://www.nienkebeintema.nl/biomimetica_apparaten.htm)
2003/10/07 Article on the Italian newspaper “Il Resto del Carlino” (http://www.deagostiniedicola.it/articoli/Robotica/robot-news/05_08/Resto_del_Carlino_01.htm)