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Innovation: Mind-reading headsets will change your brain

In Animal, Cogno, Enhancement, Neuro on April 24, 2009 at 2:17 pm

This week, engineer Adam Wilson made global headlines by updating Twitter using his brainwaves. “USING EEG TO SEND TWEET” he explained.
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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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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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Synthetic Brains

In Cogno, Computer, Enhancement, nano, Nanoscale, Neuro, Science and Technology on January 29, 2009 at 5:11 am

Researchers study the feasibility of brains made from carbon nanotubes
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Tetraplegic demostrates a prototype BCI recording cap

In Cogno, Computer, Enhancement, Medicine, Science and Technology on January 29, 2009 at 5:09 am

UBC Reports | Vol. 55 | No. 1 | Jan. 8, 2009
Directing Objects With Your Mind
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Now a Neural Implant That Learns With the Brain

In Bionic, Cogno, Disabled People, Enhancement, Neuro on July 26, 2008 at 6:41 pm

A method to develop neural implants that not only translate brain signals into movement, but also evolve with the brain as it learns has been devised by University of Florida researchers.

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Study shows increased education on nanotech, human enhancement increases public concerns

In Artificial Intelligence, Bionic, Cogno, Enhancement, nano, Nanoscale on July 17, 2008 at 2:57 pm

Educating the public about nanotechnology and other complex but emerging technologies causes people to become more “worried and cautious” about the new technologies’ prospective benefits, according to a recent study by researchers at North Carolina State University.

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What Sorts of Paralympics? A Disabled Swimmer’s Dream, a Mother’s Fight

In Ableism, Cogno, Disabled People, Governance, Neuro, Olympics, Paralympics, Sport on June 18, 2008 at 12:47 pm

Its about a swimmer with cerebral palsy and developmental differences. An excerpt

“Mr. Kendall Bailey, an athlete who is a citizen of the USA and eligible to represent the USA in international competition, is inappropriately classified to compete in International Paralympic Committee (IPC) swimming competition. Mr. Bailey is intellectually disabled. The intellectual disability classification for swimming (S14) is not presently recognized by the IPC; nor is an intellectually disabled swimmer eligible to compete under the IPC Swimming Functional Classification System.”

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The Ultimate Cure

In Ableism, Bionic, Cogno, Disabled People, Enhancement, Health, nano, Nanoscale, NBICS, Neuro on May 24, 2008 at 2:01 am

The neurotech industry is engaged in a $2 trillion race to fix your brain. Many players will fail, but the payoff will be huge for those who succeed.

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At The Churchill Club: The Top 10 Tech Trends

In Bionic, Cogno, Governance, Human Security Food Water..., nano, Nanoscale, NBICS, Neuro, Robotics on May 23, 2008 at 2:35 am

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Scheme to Let Robot Take Over Brain-Computer Interface

In Bionic, Cogno, Disabled People, Enhancement, Governance, Health, Information Technology, nano, Nanoscale, NBICS, Neuro, Robotics on May 23, 2008 at 2:26 am

20 May 2008—A group of mechanical engineers at Caltech have come up with a way to guide miniature robots in the task of inserting and positioning electrode arrays in brain tissue. What they propose would be the first robotic approach to establishing an interface between computers and the brain by positioning electrodes in neural tissue.

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