AI Decodes Speech and Hearing Based on Brain Activity
AI Decodes Speech and Hearing Based on Brain Activity
The proof-of-concept study could be a step toward better assisted communication devices for paralyzed people.
AI Decodes Speech and Hearing Based on Brain Activity
AI Decodes Speech and Hearing Based on Brain Activity

The proof-of-concept study could be a step toward better assisted communication devices for paralyzed people.

The proof-of-concept study could be a step toward better assisted communication devices for paralyzed people.

neuroprosthetics
Zapping the Olfactory Bulb Produces Phantom Smells
Zapping the Olfactory Bulb Produces Phantom Smells
Shawna Williams | Nov 27, 2018
Researchers envision a cochlear implant–like device for the nose to give people with impaired olfaction a sense of smell.
Modern Prosthesis
Modern Prosthesis
The Scientist Staff | Sep 26, 2018
See amputee Amanda Kitts manipulate objects using nervous impulses to control an early prototype of her advanced artificial limb.
Artificial Nerve Senses Pressure, Moves Cockroach Leg
Artificial Nerve Senses Pressure, Moves Cockroach Leg
Shawna Williams | May 31, 2018
The device could one day help enable prosthetics deliver richer touch information to users.
Paralyzed Man Moves Arm with Neuroprosthetic
Paralyzed Man Moves Arm with Neuroprosthetic
Jef Akst | Mar 30, 2017
Two chips implanted in a quadriplegic patient’s motor cortex and 36 electrodes in his right arm allow the man to control the movement of his right arm and hand.
Artificial Ion Pump Mimics Neuronal Speed, Precision
Artificial Ion Pump Mimics Neuronal Speed, Precision
Ben Andrew Henry | Nov 3, 2016
Researchers create an artificial nerve that could be the forerunner of neural prosthetics.
Artificial Touch Enabled
Artificial Touch Enabled
Jef Akst | Oct 13, 2016
A quadriplegic 28-year-old man senses touch via stimulation of electrodes implanted in his somatosensory cortex.
Opinion: Acquiring Extra Senses
Opinion: Acquiring Extra Senses
Bernd Fritzsch | Sep 1, 2016
Animals’ diverse sensory abilities will guide a technology-based revolution that gives humans perception beyond our natural senses.
Artificial Skin Communicates with Neurons
Artificial Skin Communicates with Neurons
Jef Akst | Oct 19, 2015
A new flexible sensor can detect touch and generate electrical pulses that signal intensity of pressure to mouse neurons in vitro.
Bionic Eye Success
Bionic Eye Success
Jef Akst | Jul 23, 2015
An 80-year-old man with age-related vision loss receives a retinal implant that allows him to see basic shapes.