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Artificial Touch Enabled

By Jef Akst | October 13, 2016

A quadriplegic 28-year-old man senses touch via stimulation of electrodes implanted in his somatosensory cortex.


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Neuroprosthesis Restores Arm Movement

By Tanya Lewis | April 13, 2016

A 24-year-old quadriplegic man regains control of his arm with a neural prosthetic device.


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Book Excerpt from The Brain Electric

By Malcolm Gay | October 1, 2015

Author Malcolm Gay explores the science underlying headline-making research into neural prosthetics.


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Brain New World

By Malcolm Gay | October 1, 2015

The melding of mind and machine uncovers mysteries harbored in the brain.


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Brain-Machine Interface Goes Wireless

By Bob Grant | December 18, 2014

A paralyzed woman has used mind power and a robotic arm wirelessly connected to her brain to achieve the most dexterous movement yet accomplished with BMI.

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Monkeys Learn to Steer Wheelchair

By Jef Akst | November 19, 2014

A brain-computer interface uses the animals’ brain activity to steer them to a food reward.

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Mind, Powered

By Eric C. Leuthardt | November 1, 2014

Neuroscientist Eric talks about the science and technology behind brain-computer interfaces.


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Monkey-Machine Interface

By Abby Olena | November 11, 2013

Researchers have shown that rhesus monkeys can control the movements of two virtual avatar arms simultaneously.


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Week in Review, June 10–14

By Bob Grant | June 14, 2013

Supreme Court says no patenting (natural) genes; brain-computer interfaces mimic motor learning in brain; regenerating finger tips; gene therapy goes deeper; NIH needs more diversity; cross-border collaboration


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Learning to Use Brain-Computer Interfaces

By Ed Yong | June 10, 2013

Controlling computers with the mind and learning motor skills rely on a similar set of brain regions.

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