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Remember the BrainPort, that device that helps the blind get around by sending electrical signals to their tongues? It's finally getting the green light. The Food and Drug Administration has cleared the BrainPort V100 for sale in the US, giving sightless Americans a unique way to augment their p...

June 22nd 2015 at 6:39pm 0 Comments
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Seems like every distant vision of the future has man jacking into his gear via some crazy head gear or a plug on the back of the neck or head. We just take it for granted that yeah, that's the fastest way to get to the brain: through the stem or straight into the cortex. Well, think again, because...

April 25th 2006 at 10:02am 0 Comments
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Here is yet another excuse to use the phrase "science fiction becoming reality." Researchers at the Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition are working hard on a device that will give humans extrasensory perception by attaching electrodes to the tongue. The device, known as &quot...

April 25th 2006 at 4:30am 0 Comments