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X-Ray Vision For Lab Rats
2013-02-13 08:59:42

Despite their seemingly endless capabilities, even our retinas have their limits. That is, until today, with the release of a new study by researchers led by Duke University neurobiologist Miguel Nicolelis.

Quadriplegic Woman Uses Robotic Arm To Eat Chocolate For First Time
2012-12-17 10:55:21

Reaching for an object, shaking someone’s hand, sending a text message—these are all things that most of us take for granted every day. But for people who are quadriplegic, tasks such as these are not possible because of paralysis.

Synchronized Body Movements May Help In Human Social Bonding
2012-12-15 07:50:33

Researchers have long observed that humans tend to synchronize their body movements with each other without consciously thinking about it. The mechanisms behind this phenomenon and its significance for social interaction, however, have largely remained a mystery.

New Device Stimulates Retina So Blind People Can Read
2012-11-22 13:21:30

Researchers have streamed braille patterns directly into a blind person's retina for the first time, offering the ability to read four-letter words accurately and quickly.

Brain Wave Patterns Predict A Person's Aptitude For Video Games
2012-10-25 13:35:53

A person’s aptitude for video games can be predicted by their brain waves, according to a new study published in the journal Psychophysiology.

Emotiv - Hacking The Human Brain
2012-08-27 09:45:58

Welcome to fear, my friends, as researchers from the University of California and University of Oxford in Geneva have found a way to “hack” into the human brain.

Code In Brain Key To Pronouncing Vowels, Could Help Speech Paralysis
2012-08-22 14:23:42

Loss of muscle functioning in the body. Difficulty transferring message from the brain to muscles. These are just a few traits of paralysis that scientists examined in terms of its relationship to speech.


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  • A political dynamiter.
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