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Elon Musk unveils Neuralink’s plans for brain-reading ‘threads’ and a robot to insert them

July 30th, 2019 at 12:25 pm » Comments Off

Not for humans yet The proposed future technology Neuralink intends to make, a module that sits outside the head and wirelessly receives information from threads embedded in the brain. Photo: Neuralink Elon Musk’s Neuralink, the secretive company developing brain-machine interfaces, showed off some of the technology it has been developing to the public for the […]



Brain-Machine interfaces could give us all superpowers

May 16th, 2019 at 11:18 am » Comments Off

  I Am Human investigates the real-world possibilities of brain-computer interfaces. ONE RAINY DAY, Bill was riding his bicycle when the mail truck in front of him suddenly stopped. Bill didn’t. The crash left him paralyzed from the chest down. His autonomy, or what’s left of it, comes from voice controls that let him lower […]



Brains of 3 people have been successfully connected, enabling them to share thoughts

January 8th, 2019 at 11:37 am » Comments Off

Neuroscientists have successfully hooked up a three-way brain connection to allow three people to share their thoughts – and in this case, play a Tetris-style game. The team thinks this wild experiment could be scaled up to connect whole networks of people, and yes, it’s as weird as it sounds.



Scientists have connected the brains of 3 people, enabling them to share thoughts

October 10th, 2018 at 10:48 am » Comments Off

Are you thinking what I’m thinking? Neuroscientists have successfully hooked up a three-way brain connection to allow three people share their thoughts – and in this case, play a Tetris-style game. The team thinks this wild experiment could be scaled up to connect whole networks of people, and yes, it’s as weird as it sounds. […]



VR is helping amputees feel their prosthetics as if they belonged to their bodies

September 2nd, 2018 at 9:38 am » Comments Off

Researchers at EPFL developed a system that combines virtual reality with artificial tactile sensations to help amputees feel their prosthetics as if they are a part of their body. Via Mashable



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