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Latest Brain–computer interface Stories

Monkey Minds Can Move Virtual Arms
2013-11-09 06:17:30

The Nicolelis laboratory at Duke University has some fascinating news this week of how rhesus monkeys can use their minds to move the arms of a virtual monkey on a screen.

Better Robotics Better Prosthetics
2013-11-08 15:48:55

More naturally moving robotic prosthetic legs currently in development will dramatically boost the mobility of lower-limb amputees and allow them to effectively navigate stairs, slopes and uneven ground.

2013-10-23 23:04:47

Developer of World’s First “Brain Operating System” to Unveil Technology in California in 2014 Sunnyvale, CA (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 EyeMynd,

Making Prosthetic Limbs More Touch Sensitive
2013-10-15 04:35:49

Researchers from the University of Chicago are laying the foundation for prosthetic limbs that could one day convey real-time touch-related data to amputees through a direct interface with the brain.

Neurofeedback Can Enhance The Brain's Signal-to-noise Ratio
2013-09-23 04:58:51

Recent advances in neurofeedback techniques have made it possible to remaster the signal-to-noise ratio of the brain activity underlying our thoughts.

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2013-08-28 04:41:57

Using electrical brain recordings and a type of magnetic stimulation, a University of Washington researcher was reportedly able to transmit a brain signal through the Internet and control the hand motions of a colleague.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.