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Latest Brain–computer interface Stories

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.

2012-08-20 22:19:47

Amputation disrupts not only the peripheral nervous system but also central structures of the brain.

'Sugar' New Energy Source For Future Medical Implants
2012-06-13 16:48:00

Implantable fuel cell built at MIT could power neural prosthetics that help patients regain control of limbs.

Paralyzed Woman Moves Robot Arm With Her Brain
2012-05-17 07:05:43

For one lucky woman, 15 years of paralysis was broken on Saturday, April 12 when the 58-year-old woman, who is unable to speak, controlled a robotic arm by thinking about a particular action.

Swiss Robot Gives Paraplegic Man Mobility Via Mind-Control
2012-04-25 07:25:57

Mobility is something most of us take for granted, and when we lose that ability through paralysis we lose a huge part of our independence.

2012-04-20 12:10:08

A new Northwestern Medicine brain-machine technology delivers messages from the brain directly to the muscles -- bypassing the spinal cord -- to enable voluntary and complex movement of a paralyzed hand.

2012-03-15 12:29:20

Princeton University researchers have used a novel virtual reality and brain imaging system to detect a form of neural activity underlying how the brain forms short-term memories that are used in making decisions.


Word of the Day
quilisma
  • In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.
The word 'quilisma' comes from a Greek word meaning 'a roll'.