Electrodes

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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04.14.15
How electrifying the brain wards off Parkinson's disease
04.14.15

How electrifying the brain wards off Parkinson's disease

Implanting electrodes in the brain and zapping it helps patients with Parkinson's and other disord...

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06.07.14
New film makes shatterproof phone screens a practical possibility
06.07.14

New film makes shatterproof phone screens a practical possibility

Sure, the screen on your smartphone is likely scratch-resistant, but it still won't survive a drop...

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11.18.13
Researchers create self-healing batteries inspired by artificial robot skin
11.18.13

Researchers create self-healing batteries inspired by artificial robot skin

In the race to create a better battery, scientists have gazed longingly at silicon, prized for its...

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03.01.13
Duke melds two rats' minds through the internet, Spock may not approve
03.01.13

Duke melds two rats' minds through the internet, Spock may not approve

Some would say the internet already lets us share every minute detail of our thoughts, much to our...

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02.19.13
Swiss bionic hand offers true sensations through the nervous system
02.19.13

Swiss bionic hand offers true sensations through the nervous system

Those wearing bionic hands and similar prostheses often suffer a frustrating disconnect when they...

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02.08.13
Sony patent application puts electrodes in a pillow, eases you out of slumber
02.08.13

Sony patent application puts electrodes in a pillow, eases you out of slumber

You could monitor your sleep using the science of actigraphy but, as we've learned, accelerometers...

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12.22.12
Nature-inspired nano-material builds a better electrode, points to greener future (video)
12.22.12

Nature-inspired nano-material builds a better electrode, points to greener future (video)

From the apple falling on Newton's head to batteries made out of root extract, scientists have lon...

By N. Lee,   12.22.12
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08.19.12
Georgia Tech develops self-charging battery that marches to the owner's beat
08.19.12

Georgia Tech develops self-charging battery that marches to the owner's beat

One of the last times we saw the concept of a self-recharging battery, it was part of a high-minde...

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