Duke University neuro-biologist Miguel Nicoleilis says it might one day be possible for animals to communicate and collaborate with each other, using only their thoughts. Dr Nicoleilis has already developed interface technology connecting animal brains with machines, but is now publishing the results of experiments with rats demonstrating the possibilities of so-called brain-to-brain interface technology.
Reuters (Feb. 6, 2013) The brains controlling the next generation of interactive, walking robots may well come from a laboratory in Zurich, where scientists are testing new algorithms on juggling machines. With no sensory ... watch video
Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Mar. 25, 2015) European researchers say our smartphone use offers scientists an ideal testing ground for human brain plasticity. Dr Ako Ghosh's team discovered that the brains and thumbs of smartphone users ... watch video
Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Apr. 29, 2015) Scientists elicit the sensation of an apparition or 'ghost' in a laboratory setting using a robotic device to trick the brains of test subjects. Matthew Stock reports.
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Reuters - Innovations Video Online (June 9, 2015) A new device that reads thoughts and converts them into machine commands is showing promise in re-training injured brains and reversing paralysis in stroke victims. Ben Gruber reports.
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Reuters (May 14, 2013) The evolution and disappearance of foamy bubbles are governed by linked mathematical equations that two Berkeley researchers say could be utilised in the manufacture of foams such as those used in ... watch video
France 24 (Jan. 12, 2013) Times are hard for print media. The crisis has hit the sector hard and the situation has worsened in recent weeks. Across the globe, we are witnessing massive drops in sales linked to the inevitable ... watch video
Sep. 21, 2016 Statisticians are developing new ways to interpret the unprecedented amounts of data being generated continuously all around us. Whether it is smart phones packed full of sensors measuring your ... read more
Sep. 23, 2016 For children with speech and language disorders, early-childhood intervention can make a great difference in their later academic and social success. But many such children ... read more
Sep. 21, 2016 Machine learning can predict strains of bacteria likely to cause food poisoning outbreaks, research has found. The study -- which focused on harmful strains of E. coli bacteria -- could help public ... read more
Sep. 22, 2016 As the density of data stored on a hard drive gets close to multiple terabytes per square centimeter, the precision of the internal components is becoming increasingly significant. A clever ... read more
Sep. 21, 2016 Researchers are developing tiny, sophisticated technological and biological machines enabling non-invasive, selective therapies. Their creations include genetically modified ... read more
Sep. 21, 2016 A year ago, researchers unveiled a fundamentally new way of managing memory on computer chips, one that would use circuit space much more efficiently as chips continue to comprise more and more ... read more
July 9, 2015 Neuroscientists have introduced a new paradigm for brain-machine interfaces that investigates the physiological properties and adaptability of brain circuits, and how the brains of two or more ... read more
Apr. 18, 2013 A new study of brain rhythms in bats and rats challenges a widely-used model -- based on rodent studies -- of how animals navigate their environment. To get a clearer picture of processes in the ... read more
Feb. 28, 2013 Researchers have electronically linked the brains of pairs of rats for the first time, enabling them to communicate directly to solve simple behavioral puzzles. A further test of this work ... read more