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11.17.15
LED implants could ease your pain
11.17.15

LED implants could ease your pain

You may one day turn off your pain by turning on tiny lights in your skin.

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05.14.15
Prosthetic electrodes will return amputees' sense of touch
05.14.15

Prosthetic electrodes will return amputees' sense of touch

For all the functionality and freedom that modern prosthetics provide, they still cannot give...

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03.18.15
Light therapy now treats even the deepest cancer
03.18.15

Light therapy now treats even the deepest cancer

Light therapy is a safe, easy way to kill cancer and treat other diseases, but it's normally limit...

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04.18.13
Universities inject neuron-sized LEDs to stimulate brains without a burden (video)
04.18.13

Universities inject neuron-sized LEDs to stimulate brains without a burden (video)

Existing methods for controlling brain activity tend to skew the results by their very nature -- i...

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04.08.11
Test subjects with electrode implants use mind control to move a cursor
04.08.11

Test subjects with electrode implants use mind control to move a cursor

As trippy as mind-control still seems to us, we've already seen it implemented in everything from w...

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02.16.11
Fuel cells get stronger, potentially cheaper with graphene, ITO
02.16.11

Fuel cells get stronger, potentially cheaper with graphene, ITO

As the sustainable Juggernaut of fuel cell vehicles (FCV) powers ever forward, a group of scientist...

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01.01.11
Human Connectome Project maps brain's circuitry, produces super trippy graphics
01.01.11

Human Connectome Project maps brain's circuitry, produces super trippy graphics

A team of researchers at the Human Connectome Project (HCP) have been carving up mice brains like C...

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10.02.10
Neurosurgeons use MRI-guided lasers to 'cook' brain tumors
10.02.10

Neurosurgeons use MRI-guided lasers to 'cook' brain tumors

In the seemingly perpetual battle to rid this planet of cancer, a team of neurosurgeons from Washing...

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