AP (Nov. 27, 2013) In a new study, patients paralyzed from the neck down may have gained more mobility and independence by flicking their tongues. Researchers created an experimental device that relies on tongue ... watch video
Reuters (Oct. 22, 2012) Researchers at Harvard have managed to take control of a worm's brain. After genetically engineering the microscopic worm to make its neurons sensitive to light, the scientists found they could ... watch video
Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Nov. 24, 2015) Biomedical engineers are developing a wearable technology capable of sensing the muscle movements used during sign language and translating them into English speech. Ben Gruber has more.
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Newsy (Apr. 3, 2014) A study has found most cereal box mascots make direct eye contact with shoppers. This increases brand loyalty and influences purchasing decisions.
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Deutsche Welle (Dec. 17, 2012) Danish social entrepreneur Thorkil Sonne set up an IT company called "Specialisterne" in 2004. It's a consulting company, that employs people with autism. Their difficulties are often accompanied by ... watch video
Reuters (Sep. 9, 2012) British scientists have paired video game console cameras with a pair of ordinary glasses to create an eye control device that will allow the severely disabled to use a computer. The device costs ... watch video
Nov. 26, 2015 Researchers in Italy, Germany and the United States have identified a regulatory protein crucial for the development of cerebral cavernous malformation -- a severe and incurable disease mainly ... read more
Nov. 27, 2015 Sarcasm, white lies and teasing can be difficult to identify for those with certain disorders. For those who suffer from diseases like Alzheimer's or Parkinson's, or neurodevelopmental conditions ... read more
Nov. 27, 2015 Cognitive behavioral therapy could help many people with a dental phobia overcome their fear of visiting the dentist and enable them to receive dental treatment without the need to be sedated, ... read more
Nov. 27, 2015 Even patients over the age of 75 may recover from severe traumatic brain injury, suggests new research. This is the first study to describe the results of surgically treated ... read more
Nov. 24, 2015 Authors of new Cochrane Review remain uncertain about effect of widely used medicine on ADHD symptoms, despite large amount of research. Some evidence of increased sleeplessness and loss of appetite ... read more
Mar. 18, 2015 Our opinions are affected by what our eyes are focusing on in the same instant we make moral decisions. Researchers have managed to influence people's responses to questions such as 'is ... read more
Jan. 21, 2014 Using a simple study of eye movements, scientists report evidence that people who are less patient tend to move their eyes with greater speed. The findings, the researchers say, suggest that the ... read more
July 26, 2012 New technology might allow people who have almost completely lost the ability to move their arms or legs to communicate freely, by using their eyes to write in cursive. The eye-writing technology ... read more