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Thought-Controlled Prosthesis Offers More ‘Tap Precision’ By Tom Abate for Stanford News 03 August 2015 Years of work have yielded a technique that continuously corrects brain readings to give people with spinal cord injuries a more precise way to tap out commands by using a thought-controlled cursor. A pilot clinical...
How Your Brain Remembers Where You Parked The Car By Jon Hamilton for NPR  1 July 2015 David Williams/Illustration Works/Corbis If you run into an old friend at the train station, your brain will probably form a memory of the experience. And that memory will forever link the person you saw...
Pentagon Gambles on Brain Implants, Bionic Limbs and Combat Exoskeletons By Sara Reardon for Nature magazine 12 June 2015 DARPA makes a big push into biological research, but some scientists question whether its high-risk approach can work An exoskeleton designed through DARPA’s Warrior Web programme enhances soldiers’ physical abilities. Credit:...
Watch Paralyzed Man Move Robotic Arm with his Mind By Jessica Stoller-Conrad for Caltech 22 May 2015 “I joke around with the guys that I want to be able to drink my own beer—to be able to take a drink at my own pace, when I want to take a...
Brain-Reading Implant Controls Arm By James Gallagher for BBC News 22 May 2015 A man has been able to control a robotic limb with a mind-reading chip implanted in his brain. It allowed Erik Sorto, from California, to sip a drink unaided for the first time in 10 years. The...
DARPA Dreams: Cortical Modems and Neural RAMplants for Restoring Active Memory By John Hewitt for Extreme Tech 28 April 2015 A compelling encore to inventing the Internet appears more elusive for DARPA with each passing day. But what if they could put the Internet in your brain? That might turn...
In Brief: Robotics, Smart Textiles, Mental Remote Control, Electronic Implant By Célia Sampol for MedicalExpo magazine 28 April 2015 PLUSES AND MINUSES OF USING ROBOTICS IN GENERAL SURGERY The European Association for Endoscopic Surgery (EAES) recently came to an important consensus on the use of robotics in general surgery. Its...
Scientific Research, Development are Crucial to Utah’s Economic Future By A Scott Anderson for Extreme Tech 27 March 2015 Laura Seitz, Deseret News | Utah Science Technology and Research Initiative researchers showcase their most exciting projects and emerging technologies at the 2013 Innovation Fair at the Capitol in Salt Lake...
If A Single Neuron Fires in the Brain, Will Anyone See It? By Sam Brusco for Medical Design Technology magazine 5 March 2015 Let me introduce Andy Gotshalk, CEO of Blackrock NeuroMed. With almost 20 years of experience in the medical device industry, Gotshalk began as a field service engineer,...