Brain-Controlled Prosthetics Are Progressing Faster Than We Could Imagine

Brain-Controlled Prosthetics Are Progressing Faster Than We Could Imagine By Mario L. Major for Interesting Engineering  27 November 2017 Innovative approaches to brain-controlled prosthetics were on full display at the annual Neuroscience 2017 meeting. JHU Applied Physics Laboratory A number of studies presented at the Neuroscience 2017, the annual meeting organized by the Society for…

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Penn’s Restoring Active Memory Project Adds Task and Patient Data to Publicly Available Human Brain Dataset

Penn’s Restoring Active Memory Project Adds Task and Patient Data to Publicly Available Human Brain Dataset By Michele W. Berger for PennNews  1 November 2017 Penn researchers Michael Kahana and Daniel Rizzuto, who run the Restoring Active Memory project, incorporated data from a new spatial-memory task called “Treasure Hunt” (above). In this video game-like environment,…

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Utah Scientists Believe They Can Implant a Chip That Would Allow a Paralyzed Person to Drive a Car Using Only His or Her Mind

Utah Scientists Believe They Can Implant a Chip That Would Allow a Paralyzed Person to Drive a Car Using Only His or Her Mind By Robert Gehrke for The Salt Lake Tribune  09 October 2017 (Al Hartmann | The Salt Lake Tribune) Florian Solzbacer, president-executive chairman of Blackrock shows the computer chip they developed that…

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Blackrock Microsystems powers experimental system that enabled patients with paralysis to type fast and accurately in a clinical trial

Blackrock Microsystems powers experimental system that enabled patients with paralysis to type fast and accurately in a clinical trial SALT LAKE CITY (February 21, 2017) – A team led by two researchers from Stanford University recently reported a breakthrough powered by Blackrock Microsystems’ technology: The scientists implanted a brain-computer-interface (BCI) that enabled three patients with…

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