Archive for February, 2009|Monthly archive page

Scientists stop the ageing process

In Aging on February 17, 2009 at 7:31 pm

Scientists have stopped the ageing process in an entire organ for the first time, a study released today says.

Published in today’s online edition of Nature Medicine, researchers at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Yeshiva University in New York City also say the older organs function as well as they did when the host animal was younger.

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Brain Machine Interface an Update

In Bionic, Cogno, Computer, Disabled People, Enhancement on February 14, 2009 at 5:04 am

New Column out by me
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A Review of the Best Robots of 2008

In Robotics on February 14, 2009 at 4:40 am

all with video
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Playlist: Feature | The Future of Human Health

In Bionic, Cogno, Health, Neuro on February 14, 2009 at 4:32 am

Learn about the frontiers of human health from seven of Stanford’s most innovative faculty members. Inspired by a format used at the TED Conference (http://www.ted.com), each speaker delivers a highly engaging talk in just 10-20 minutes about his or her research. Learn about Stanford’s newest and most exciting discoveries in neuroscience, bioengineering, brain imaging, psychology, and more.

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In New Procedure, Artificial Arm Listens to Brain

In Bionic, Computer, Disabled People, Health on February 14, 2009 at 4:17 am

….new kind of artificial arm that moves more easily than other devices and that she can control by using only her thoughts.
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Bionic eyes: Contact lenses with circuits, lights a possible platform for superhuman vision

In Bionic, Disabled People, Health, Vision on February 14, 2009 at 3:59 am

Jan. 17, 2008
By Hannah Hickey

Contact lenses with metal connectors for electronic circuits were safely worn by rabbits in lab tests. The lenses were manufactured at the microscopic level by researchers at the UW. Contact lenses with metal connectors for electronic circuits were safely worn by rabbits in lab tests. Movie characters from the Terminator to the Bionic Woman use bionic eyes to zoom in on far-off scenes, have useful facts pop into their field of view, or create virtual crosshairs. Off the screen, virtual displays have been proposed for more practical purposes — visual aids to help vision-impaired people, holographic driving control panels and even as a way to surf the Web on the go.
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Scientists in Germany Draft Neanderthal Genome

In Genes, Genetic on February 13, 2009 at 10:29 pm

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