Typing With Your Thoughts – and Breaking the WPM Record

Imagining writing-by-hand is faster than imagining moving a cursor in new BCI system The ancient art of handwriting has just pushed the field of brain-computer interface (BCI) to the next level. Researchers have devised a system that allows a person to communicate directly with a computer from his brain by imagining creating handwritten messages. The approach… Continue reading Typing With Your Thoughts – and Breaking the WPM Record

A nano-hospital in every body

Nanoscale doctors curing the body from within sounds like science fiction, but for Japanese research centre COINS, it’s a serious goal. The ambition is grand and the timeline spans decades: the development of nanomachines dispersed in the human body, performing detection, diagnosis and treatment and communicating wirelessly with physicians who monitor and direct treatment. “In… Continue reading A nano-hospital in every body

The European Union has approved the sale of the first artificial heart

Artificial heartmaker Carmat will begin sales of its devices from the second quarter of this year after a long-awaited European Commission approval. Carmat this week obtained a CE mark for the device, meaning the company can now sell it in the European Union as a bridge to a heart transplant for patients suffering from irreversible end-stage heart failure. Surgeon… Continue reading The European Union has approved the sale of the first artificial heart

Open Sourcing Immortality

It’s about time someone went and did it! Now there’s a place to talk about extending the natural human life in a collaborative manner. Check it out at: Reddit is a social news aggregation, web content rating, and discussion website. It’s also a great place for memes! 🧐