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Six Paths to the Nonsurgical Future of Brain-Machine Interfaces

May 21, 2019

Teams selected for DARPA’s Next-Generation Nonsurgical Neurotechnology program will pursue a mix of approaches to developing wearable interfaces…
Feds fund creation of headset for high-speed brain link

May 21, 2019

A Rice University-led team of neuroengineers is embarking on an ambitious four-year project to develop headset technology that…
Scientists translate brain signals into speech sounds

April 29, 2019

Scientists used brain signals recorded from epilepsy patients to program a computer to mimic natural speech — an…
Synthetic Speech Generated from Brain Recordings

April 29, 2019

A state-of-the-art brain-machine interface created by UC San Francisco neuroscientists can generate natural-sounding synthetic speech by using brain…
New quantum material could warn of neurological disease

April 11, 2019

By speaking the brain’s language, the material is a portal between electronics and the brain. What if the…
Researchers Translate Brain Signals Directly into Speech for the First Time

January 30, 2019

In a breakthrough study published in the journal Scientific Reports, engineers from Columbia University (CU) in New York…
Patients with paralysis use brain signals to operate a tablet

December 11, 2018

New clinical trial results show that people with paralysis who have been equipped with a technologically advanced, baby-aspirin-sized…
Brain-computer interface enables people with paralysis to control tablet devices

November 23, 2018

Tablets and other mobile computing devices are part of everyday life, but using them can be difficult for…
One graphene to brain them all

October 31, 2018

Brain-computer interface, hybrids between human and machine, neuralink. Are these phenomena technologically possible, or just another great but…
US Military aims to Bring Mind-Controlled Tech to the Battlefield within the Next Four Years

July 18, 2018

Mind-controlled technology has been a mainstay of science fiction for many decades, yet soon enough it could become…
Nonsurgical Neural Interfaces Could Significantly Expand Use of Neurotechnology

March 19, 2018

New program seeks high-resolution neural interfaces for use by able-bodied Service members Over the past two decades, the…
WWII Code-Breaking Techniques Inspire Interpretation of Brain Data

December 19, 2017

Cracking the German Enigma code is considered to be one of the decisive factors that hastened Allied victory…
World’s Fastest Mind-Typing Tool for Paralysed People

February 28, 2017

People who had lost the ability to speak due to an injury to the brain or spinal cord…
BrainGate collaboration makes advance in interface’s speed, accuracy

February 22, 2017

In a new study, three clinical trial participants with paralysis used the BrainGate brain-computer interface to type via…
Research shows people can control robotic arm with their minds

December 16, 2016

Researchers at the University of Minnesota have made a major breakthrough that allows people to control a robotic…
Paraplegics Take a Step to Regain Movement

August 12, 2016

Eight people who have spent years paralyzed from spinal cord injuries have regained partial sensation and muscle control…
UCI brain-computer interface enables paralyzed man to walk

September 25, 2015

Novel brain-computer interface technology created by University of California, Irvine researchers has allowed a paraplegic man to walk…
How the brain plans a gripping motion

July 31, 2015

A new study significantly advances neuroscientists’ understanding of how a region of the brain formulates plans for the…
Update: Researchers Develop a Wireless Method for Deep Brain Stimulation

March 23, 2015

Deep brain stimulation (DBS) is a neurosurgical procedure involving a brain pacemaker, which sends electrical impulses, through implanted…
Magnetic brain stimulation using injected magnetic nanoparticles

March 12, 2015

Researchers at MIT have developed a method to stimulate brain tissue using external magnetic fields and injected magnetic…
Controlling automated home in an ‘eye-blink’

December 30, 2014

The existing concepts of home automation are being rapidly augmented using modern inventions from the field of electronics. Now you can…
Cockroach Cyborgs Use Microphones to Detect, Trace Sounds

November 10, 2014

North Carolina State University researchers have developed technology that allows cyborg cockroaches, or biobots, to pick up sounds…
Tomaso Poggio receives Swartz Prize for theoretical and computational neuroscience

November 10, 2014

The Society for Neuroscience (SfN) will award the Swartz Prize for Theoretical and Computational Neuroscience to Tomaso Poggio…
New Study Shows That Yoga and Meditation May Help Train the Brain

October 5, 2014

New research by biomedical engineers at the University of Minnesota shows that people who practice yoga and meditation…
Using thoughts to control airplanes

June 5, 2014

Pilots of the future could be able to control their aircraft by merely thinking commands. Scientists of the…
Tech Sandbox: The playground of neural engineering

May 13, 2014

A game player uses Thalia, a wearable interactive system, and then smiles in order to keep a unicorn…
Mind-controlled quadcopter demonstrates new possibilities for people who are paralyzed

February 11, 2014

With support from the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF), biomedical engineer Bin He and his team at the…
DARPA’s ‘Bionic’ Upper Limb Enhances Life for Amputees

January 22, 2014

It’s metal, sleek and precise. It pivots and flexes like a real hand, or at least one from…
Brain-machine interface lets monkeys control two virtual arms

November 7, 2013

Large-scale brain activity from a rhesus monkey was decoded and used to simultaneously control reaching movements of both…
Neurosynaptic chips

August 8, 2013

The SyNAPSE project In many ways computers today are nothing more than very fast number-crunchers and information manipulators.…
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