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Brain-Actuated Wheelchair

Researchers at the University of Zaragoza in Spain have developed a wheelchair capable of reacting to directional thoughts of its user. The chair uses a laser scanner to generate a three dimensional map of its surroundings. Users concentrate on one ...

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Brain Surgery Helps a Mute Man Speak

A surgical procedure performed by a team from Boston University, Massachusetts led by Professor Frank Guenther, has enabled a mute man to speak again. An electrode implanted in the patient’s brain made it possible for the patient to produce vowels ...

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Platinum Free Fuel Cell

Platinum Free Fuel Cell

In a bid to make hybrid cars more reliable and cheaper to manufacture, scientists from Monash University have designed an electrically-generated fuel cell. This revolutionary design utilizes the properties of a popular high tech outdoor and sporting clothing material called ...

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Is Your Car Smart?

Is Your Car Smart?

A research team at Sandia National Laboratories is designing cars capable of analyzing human behavior. These smart cars will be able to detect whether the driver is tired or not concentrated and take appropriate action to prevent dangerous scenarios. These ...

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