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4/22/2014

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The Tactical Assault Light Operator Suit, or TALOS, being developed by the Department of Defense is being likened to the one worn by the lead character in 'Iron Man' for its qualities of near-invincibility. It can not only to monitor when a soldier has been injured, but also potentially heal a wound by applying treatment. The US Special Operations Unit, which is developing the suit, also is planning to include an exoskeleton framework with hydraulics around the joints to give soldiers extra movement, power, and strength beyond what they normally would have. A prototype of TALOS is expected in June, but this photo of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's (DARPA) WHAT is a sneak peek of what the technology may look like.  (Source: DARPA)
The Tactical Assault Light Operator Suit, or TALOS, being developed by the Department of Defense is being likened to the one worn by the lead character in “Iron Man” for its qualities of near-invincibility. It can not only to monitor when a soldier has been injured, but also potentially heal a wound by applying treatment. The US Special Operations Unit, which is developing the suit, also is planning to include an exoskeleton framework with hydraulics around the joints to give soldiers extra movement, power, and strength beyond what they normally would have. A prototype of TALOS is expected in June, but this photo of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s (DARPA) WHAT is a sneak peek of what the technology may look like.
(Source: DARPA)

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Elizabeth M
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Elizabeth M   10/30/2014 6:02:03 AM
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Yes, of course, if you could for sure pick and choose the parts that you want erased, that's one thing. But I imagine it's not nearly as simple as that...at least not yet.

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a2   10/30/2014 5:50:42 AM
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@Debera: Well this is not a cure isn't it ? Its just an alternative. I think we should find a permanent cure for this. 

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a2   10/30/2014 5:49:53 AM
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@Debera: Good but what about the probable side effects and risks they have to take ? 

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a2   10/30/2014 5:46:40 AM
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@Elizabeth: Even I don't mind erasing certain parts of my memory. Anyway it's a bit risky isn't it ? 

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Elizabeth M   10/30/2014 5:17:47 AM
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Thanks, Debera. Yes, that would definitely be helpful technology to people who have lost their memories for whatever reason. i also know some people who would like their memories erased like in that film "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind." I think I have actually seen technology that could make this possible, too!

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Debera Harward   10/30/2014 2:42:15 AM
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Elizebeth no doubt its an excellent post and what can i do I am really getting fascinated by majority of the technologies I also liked the process of getting back the memory its an awsome one . Those who have lost there memories in any accidents or shocks now they can recover their ost thats great hatsoff :)

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Debera Harward   10/30/2014 2:38:22 AM
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Elizebeth apart from the cancer cure genetically modified children is also a good idea and thougt if this is possible it will help to improve the living and lives of many people who inheret diseases . It can make lives easier no doubt a very good thought .

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Elizabeth M   8/18/2014 5:13:09 AM
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Indeed, Debera, this is the goal of targeted drug therapies--to treat only the areas that need to be treated so other areas are not affected. I think it's a bit of a Holy Grail of this type of treatment. Scientists are getting close.

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Elizabeth M   8/18/2014 5:11:40 AM
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Yes, Debera, I think that's exactly the point. The artificial brain will give doctors and scientists insight into how the brain works, not necessarily be something that will be used to replace a real brain in a human. That seems a bit too scifi and creepy! But you never know--with the way medicine is progressing, perhaps that will someday happen as well. I don't think I want to be around to see it, though.

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Debera Harward   8/15/2014 6:10:39 AM
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Its a very big issue that treatment for cancer destroys other cells as well if this technology helps to cure cancer by just destroying the harmfull cells will be an excellent approach . 

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