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February 21, 2017

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February 21, 2017

Dec. 15, 2016 — The next generation of toys could be controlled by the power of the mind, thanks to new ... read more

Nov. 9, 2016 — An international team of scientists has used a wireless "brain-spinal interface" to bypass spinal cord injuries in a pair of rhesus macaques, restoring intentional walking movement to a ... read more

Oct. 26, 2016 — Scientists have found a way to produce realistic sensations of touch in two human amputees by directly stimulating the nervous ... read more

Can a Brain-Computer Interface Convert Your Thoughts to Text?

Oct. 25, 2016 — Ever wonder what it would be like if a device could decode your thoughts into actual speech or written words? While this might enhance the capabilities of already existing speech interfaces with ... read more

Oct. 13, 2016 — Imagine being in an accident that leaves you unable to feel any sensation in your arms and fingers. Now imagine regaining that sensation, a decade later, through a mind-controlled robotic arm that is ... read more

Oct. 4, 2016 — Computation is stuck in a rut. The integrated circuits that powered the past 50 years of technological revolution are reaching their physical limits. This predicament has computer scientists ... read more

Sep. 19, 2016 — Human babies and even animals have a basic number sense that many believe evolves from seeing the world and trying to quantify all the sights. But vision has nothing to do with it -- neuroscientists ... read more

Sleeping Brain's Complex Activity Mimicked by Simple Model

Sep. 1, 2016 — Researchers have built and tested a new mathematical model that successfully reproduces complex brain activity during deep sleep, according to a new ... read more

Where Can I Buy a Chair Like That? This App Will Tell You

Aug. 23, 2016 — If you think you have a knack for interior design, or just want to spruce up your own home, new technology developed by Cornell researchers may help you choose furnishings the way professionals ... read more

People Disregard Security Warnings on Computers Because They Come at Bad Times, Study Finds

Aug. 17, 2016 — Software developers listen up: if you want people to pay attention to your security warnings on their computers or mobile devices, you need to make them pop up at better times. A new study finds the ... read more

Don't Scan So Close to Me: Sting's Musical Brain Scanned

Aug. 15, 2016 — What does the 1960s Beatles hit 'Girl' have in common with Astor Piazolla's evocative tango composition 'Libertango'? Probably not much, to the casual listener. But in the ... read more

Aug. 11, 2016 — Eight people who have spent years paralyzed from spinal cord injuries have regained partial sensation and muscle control in their lower limbs after training with brain-controlled robotics, according ... read more

Sprinkling of Neural Dust Opens Door to Electroceuticals

Aug. 3, 2016 — Monitoring electrical signals from muscles and nerves has become easier with a 1x1x3 mm sensor that can be implanted anywhere in the body, powered and read out by ultrasound. With further ... read more

July 13, 2016 — A researcher has discovered how to control multiple robotic drones using the human brain. A controller wears a skull cap outfitted with 128 electrodes wired to a computer. The device records ... read more

Artificial Intelligence May Aid in Alzheimer's Diagnosis

July 6, 2016 — Machine learning is a type of artificial intelligence that allows computer programs to learn when exposed to new data without being programmed. Now, researchers have coupled machine learning methods ... read more

June 23, 2016 — To study brain cell’s operation and test the effect of medication on individual cells, the conventional Petri dish with flat electrodes is not sufficient. For truly realistic studies, cells have to ... read more

Self-Learning Arm Controlled by Thought

June 22, 2016 — Scientists are developing a robotic arm prototype and its control algorithm using myoelectric signals. The mechanical limb will independently recognize the motions of its owner and be able to ... read more

Artificial Synapse Rivals Biological Ones in Energy Consumption

June 20, 2016 — Researchers have succeeded in fabricating an organic nanofiber electronic device that emulates not only the important working principles and energy consumption of biological synapses but also the ... read more

How Insights Into Human Learning Can Foster Smarter Artificial Intelligence

June 14, 2016 — Recent breakthroughs in creating artificial systems that outplay humans in a diverse array of challenging games have their roots in neural networks inspired by information processing in the brain. ... read more

June 10, 2016 — Researchers have developed a novel robot microscope system that automatically tracks a freely moving small animal and manipulates its brain activity with 'projection ... read more

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