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BBC News - Princess and Angel of the North run London Marathon

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BBC News - Princess and Angel of the North run London Marathon

Chatterbox: Monday

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The place to talk about games and other things that matterWell, it's Monday again. Assuming you weren't running the London marathon, did you get much gaming done this weekend?GamesKeith Stuartguardian.co.uk © 2012 Guardian News and Media Limited or its affiliated companies. All rights reserved. | Use of this content is...
Chatterbox: Monday

Paraplegics walk again with bionic exoskeleton ReWalk

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It took Claire Lomas 17 days to complete the London marathon. The twist? Lomas is paralyzed from the chest down and walked the entire course wearing a bionic exoskeleton called the ReWalk. ReWalk users can stand, sit, walk and climb stairs. The ReWalk suit was designed by Israeli electrical engineer Dr...
Paraplegics walk again with bionic exoskeleton ReWalk
Paralyzed woman uses bionic suit to complete London Marathon
Wheelchair users walk this way with ReWalk 2.0

Katherine Jenkins ran the marathon and still looked good. So what?| Giles Fraser

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Daily Mail columnist Jan Moir's criticism of the singer for looking flawless at the London marathon was sheer tabloid hypocrisyJan Moir. Oh come on. I'm not sure what happiness or insight you brought into world by being so beastly to Katherine Jenkins, but do I hope you've read her dignified...
Katherine Jenkins ran the marathon and still looked good. So what?| Giles Fraser

Paralyzed woman completes London Marathon in robot suit

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A ReWalk robotic exoskeleton allows a paraplegic woman to start and finish the London Marathon, covering the 26.2-mile course over 17 days. [Read more]...
Paralyzed woman completes London Marathon in robot suit

Fox pulls Family Guy episode over Boston Marathon YouTube hoax clips

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Network cancels Turban Cowboy episode after mix of clips posted on internet appeared to depict scenes from attacksRupert Murdoch's Fox network has pulled an episode of animated series Family Guy, after a series of clips from the show were edited and put online that appeared to depict parallels with the...
Fox pulls Family Guy episode over Boston Marathon YouTube hoax clips
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'Bionic' woman completes marathon

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A paralysed woman completes the London Marathon in a "bionic" suit - 16 days after starting the race....
'Bionic' woman completes marathon

Can apps and GPS watches really make you run faster?

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In a bid to run a marathon in under three hours, Adam Vaughan turned to technology. Which gadgets work for you?Pounding the towpath on my lunchtime runs, in my head I was still clocking six-minute miles like those I ran in 10k races over a decade ago. But my first...
Can apps and GPS watches really make you run faster?

What the perfect social network for runners would look like

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If you’re anything like me, you need a bit of motivation to be able turn off the computer and get some fresh air. In a small moment of euphoria – or insanity, I’m not quite sure yet – I’ve decided to start running and improve my physique. Now due to...
What the perfect social network for runners would look like

Running with music: the case for and against

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Two runners, journalist Matt Kurton and Sean Blair from Audiofuel, debate whether music offers valuable motivation or a dangerous distractionMatt Kurton: 'I take much more notice of what's going on around me and of the way my body is working'Several years ago, blogging here about training for the London Marathon,...
Running with music: the case for and against

DailyDirt: Prosthetics To Be Proud Of

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A few years ago, Oscar Pistorius was not allowed to participate in the Olympics because, as a double amputee, his prosthetic legs might have given him an advantage over athletes who weren't using prosthetic legs. Prosthetic technology doesn't stand still, so it's understandable that the Olympic committee didn't want to...
DailyDirt: Prosthetics To Be Proud Of

Could exoskeletons help disabled people to be more active?

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New advances in 'Iron Man'-style suits could one day transform the lives of wheelchair users. And that might only be the start ...On a weekday morning in June, 50 people gather at the launch of a new technology shop in a science park outside Cambridge. Dubbed a "store opening" by...
Could exoskeletons help disabled people to be more active?

Katherine Jenkins hits back at 'compulsive self-publicist' claims

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Jan Moir accused the singer of using London Marathon for publicity, appearing with sunglasses, diamond earrings, and manicured nails.    ...
Katherine Jenkins hits back at 'compulsive self-publicist' claims

Paralyzed woman takes home ReWalk power legs

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Claire Lomas of England has become the first person in the world to begin home use of the powered exoskeleton that helped her walk the London Marathon. [Read more]...
Paralyzed woman takes home ReWalk power legs
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