Google Play icon
One day, a plane could give you flying lessons

October 10, 2019

Research to bring intelligent machines that adapt to a person’s skill level. Vehicles make more decisions for people…
Wearable Brain-Machine Interface Could Control a Wheelchair, Vehicle or Computer

September 23, 2019

Combining new classes of nanomembrane electrodes with flexible electronics and a deep learning algorithm could help disabled people…
Brain-machine interfaces: Villainous gadgets or tools for next-gen superheroes?

September 23, 2019

For the many superheroes that use high-powered gadgets to save the day, there’s an equal number of villains…
Brain-computer interfaces without the mess

September 20, 2019

It sounds like science fiction: controlling electronic devices with brain waves. But researchers have developed a new type…
Brain implant restores visual perception to the blind

September 19, 2019

With wireless device, people without sight can detect motion, distinguish light and dark. Seven years ago, Jason Esterhuizen…
A map of the brain can tell what you’re reading about

August 26, 2019

Too busy or lazy to read Melville’s Moby Dick or Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina? That’s OK. Whether you read the classics, or…
Scientists manipulate brain cells using a smartphone

August 8, 2019

A team of scientists in Korea and the United States have invented a device that can control neural…
Team IDs Spoken Words and Phrases in Real Time from Brain’s Speech Signals

August 2, 2019

UC San Francisco scientists recently showed that brain activity recorded as research participants spoke could be used to create…
Heather Wessel, a recent UW graduate with a bachelor’s degree in psychology, is a Sender for this experiment. She sees “Yes” and “No” on either side of the screen. Beneath the “Yes” option, an LED flashes 17 times per second. Beneath the “No” option, an LED flashes 15 times a second. Image credit: Mark Stone/University of Washington
How you and your friends can play a video game together using only your minds

July 3, 2019

Telepathic communication might be one step closer to reality thanks to new research from the University of Washington.…
Image credit: DARPA
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…
Technology Org App
Google Play icon
84,875 science & technology articles