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Paralyzed man controls robotic arm with his thoughts

A man paralyzed by gunshot more than a decade ago can shake hands, drink beer and play “rock, paper, scissors” by controlling a robotic arm with his...

Artistic EEG helmet translates brainwaves into sounds, creates a relaxing loop

We have had a number of music related posts in the past, but this project is fresh and actually very clever: an EEG helmet that lets the user to...

First human brain-to-brain interface replicated and improved

University of Washington researchers have successfully replicated a direct brain-to-brain connection between pairs of people as part of a scientific study following the team’s initial demonstration a...

Borknagar Frontman Hospitalized With Head Trauma

You know, a very ugly human being twice wished death on me this week. This person -- a recent ex-girlfriend -- was fucking serious, too. First, she...

Malice Guitarist’s Doctors Find Tumor

This is awfully sad news to have to report. Not that I am a huge Malice fan, but you never wanna hear about someone suffering from an illness. Mick...

Study: Headbanging Could Cause Brain Bleeding

That’s pretty fucking metal, man. Yes sir -- headbanging, in addition to fucking up your neck, could lead to brain bleeding, a new report claims. A new case study...

Brain implant lets paralyzed man move hand with his thoughts

A paralyzed man implanted with a thought-reading microchip has regained the ability to move his fingers and hand using only his own thoughts."I never dreamed I would...

Second Life founder creates Glass Brain, a system that lets you explore your brain...

Researchers have developed a new way to explore the human brain in virtual reality. The system, called Glass Brain, which is developed by Philip Rosedale, creator of the...
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False memories implanted into mice, optogenetics sheds light on practical applications

Research journal Science has recently published the results from a study where false memories have been implanted into mice by scientists at the RIKEN-MIT Center for Neural Circuit...
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Intelligent neural dust embedded in the brain could be the ultimate brain-computer interface

A recent theoretical paper has described a system concept termed ‘neural dust’- a miniaturized low power system to support brain–computer interfaces (BCI) and monitor the brain from inside....
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Burning Man’s next big thing is a 15-foot-tall brain-controlled brain (video)

Burning Man - the annual community-run festival of art and expression- has no shortage of creative, outrageous, and downright weird installations. Normally you've got to attend the...
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Identifying human emotions based on brain activity (video)

For the first time, scientists at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) have identified which emotion a person is experiencing based on brain activation. Until now determining how a human...
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Scientists build a better electrode with carbon nanotubes

This image, taken with a scanning electron microscope, shows a new brain electrode that tapers to a point as thick as a single carbon nanotube. Credit: Inho...
A subject uses the brainwave-authentication system

Passthoughts: the future of authentication?

New headsets use a single sensor resting against the forehead. (photo by Cory Doctorow)What if instead of typing out passwords, you could log onto your electronic accounts...
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Million dollar B.R.A.I.N. Prize applications open until March 15, 2013.

If you have an exciting advancement in neurotechnology, a million dollar award could help take your product from great idea to world-changing application. Israel Brain Technologies (IBT), a...

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