Brain-to-brain breakthrough in mind control experiment

Two minds with but a single thought as University of  Washington researcher controls colleague’s hand movements   LAST UPDATED AT 13:48 ON Wed 28 Aug  2013 SCIENTISTS have achieved human mind control for the first time in an  experiment at the University of Washington. Using recorded brain signals and the  magnetic stimulation of muscles, researchers…

Motorola shows off tattoo and swallowable password hardware

  Mobe manufacturer playing long game for end times By Iain Thomson in San Francisco Posted in Security, 31st May 2013 19:26 GMT Regcast training : Hyper-V 3.0, VM high availability and disaster recovery Motorola has shown off an electronic authentication tattoo and an FDA-approved pill that uses the body to transmit passwords, and says it…

Advanced Biological Computer Developed with ability to read and transform genetic information

Microprocessor with DNA (illustration). Scientists have developed and constructed an advanced biological transducer, a computing machine capable of manipulating genetic codes, and using the output as new input for subsequent computations (Credit: © Giovanni Cancemi / Fotolia) May 23, 2013 — Using only biomolecules (such as DNA and enzymes), scientists at the Technion-Israel Institute of…

E-tattoo monitors brainwaves and baby bump : “now modifying the tattoo to transmit data wirelessly to a smartphone”

      26 April 2013 by Sara Reardon Magazine issue 2914.  Subscribe and save For similar stories, visit the The Human Brain Topic Guide An electronic patch can analyse complex brainwaves and listen in on a fetus’s heart MIND reading can be as simple as slapping a sticker on your forehead. An “electronic tattoo”…

Your body’s microbiome has a unique ‘fingerprint’

Contact: Suzanne Price sprice@nutrition.org 617-954-3976 Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology Study suggests increasing complexity of gut effect on health Boston, MA—The microbiome is your body’s set of microbial communities; microbial cells outnumber human cells roughly ten to one. Through studying the microbiome, scientists are learning more the relationship between these microbes and human…

Biological computer that ‘lives’ inside the body comes one step closer as scientists make transistor out of DNA and RNA

Finding could lead to new biodegradable devices based on living cells that are capable of detecting changes in the environment Steve Connor Thursday, 28 March 2013 Scientists believe they are close to building the first truly biological computer made from the organic molecules of life and capable of working within the living cells of organisms…

Walking again after spinal injury ( sprinting, climbing up stairs, and avoiding obstacles after a couple of weeks of neurorehabilitation )

Contact: Hillary Sanctuary hillary.sanctuary@epfl.ch 41-797-034-809 Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne In the lab, rats with severe spinal cord injury are learning to walk—and run—again. Last June in the journal Science, Grégoire Courtine, of the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), reported that rats in his lab are not only voluntarily initiating a walking gait, but…

Temporary Tattoos Could Make Electronic Telepathy, Telekinesis Possible

    February 19th, 2013          | by Charles Q. Choi                      Temporary electronic tattoos could soon help people fly drones with only thought and talk seemingly telepathically without speech over smartphones, researchers say. Commanding machines using the brain is no longer the stuff of science fiction. In recent years, brain implants have enabled people to control robotics…

Cold resistance runs in genes: Suggest people be genetically pre-adapted to develop Antarctica or the Arctic

Alexandra Zakharova Feb 3, 2013 16:29 Moscow Time Photo: RIA Novosti British researchers have found a cold resistance gene in the DNA of indigenous Siberian tribes, which helps them survive in the harsh local environment. A team of geneticists from Cambridge University took DNA samples from about 200 natives of Siberia. Laboratory tests revealed the…