Scientific American | Pentagon Gambles on Brain Implants, Bionic Limbs and Combat Exoskeletons

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: DARPA When Geoffrey Ling talks…

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Decoding motor imagery from the posterior parietal cortex of a tetraplegic human

Decoding motor imagery from the posterior parietal cortex of a tetraplegic human Tyson Aflalo, Spencer Kellis, Christian Klaes, Brian Lee, Ying Shi, Kelsie Pejsa, Kathleen Shanfield, Stephanie Hayes-Jackson, Mindy Aisen, Christi Heck, Charles Liu, Richard A. Andersen Science  2015  348:906-910 © The Author(s). 2015 Published: 22 May 2015 Brain imagination to control external devices Studies…

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MedicalExpo Magazine | In Brief: Robotics, Smart Textiles, Mental Remote Control, Electronic Implant

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 members first stated, among other…

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