Keyword: Nervous system

Q&A: Robotics, Automation & Control

A team of engineers from the University of Glasgow led by Professor Ravinder Dahiya developed an artificial skin with a new type of processing system based on...

Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control

MIT engineers have developed a telerobotic system to help surgeons quickly and remotely treat patients experiencing a stroke or aneurysm. With a modified joystick, surgeons...

Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
A carbon-based biosensor could drive new innovations in brain-controlled robotics.
Briefs: Wearables
Artificial skin reacts to pain just like real skin, paving the way to better prosthetics, robotics, and noninvasive alternatives to skin grafts.
Briefs: Materials
By electrically stimulating nerves, this therapy can reduce epileptic seizures and soothe chronic pain without the use of conventional drugs like opioids.
5 Ws: Manufacturing & Prototyping
A newly designed wearable magnetic metamaterial could help make MRI scans crisper, faster, and cheaper.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The tool diagnoses a stroke based on abnormalities in a person’s speech and facial movements.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
Columbia researchers are reducing both the size and the power consumption of a visible-spectrum phase modulator, from one millimeter to 10 microns.
Briefs: Wearables
A study seeks to understand how different parts of the brain communicate with other.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
A skin-like device can measure small facial movements in patients who have lost the ability to speak.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
This tool could help surgeons better treat tumors and brain diseases.
Briefs: Automotive
The technology could help computers process visual information more like the human brain.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Researchers at KU Leuven have succeeded for the first time in measuring brain waves directly via a cochlear implant.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Ultra-Miniaturized Microendoscope
The lens-free scope produces higher-quality images at a fraction of the size.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
This compact beam steering technology has applications in autonomous navigation, AR, and neuroscience.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
This method enables users to control their robotic fingers precisely enough to gently land on fragile surfaces.
Briefs: Wearables
The technology, which could be added to smart watches, could detect the onset of Parkinson’s disease or help with stroke rehabilitation.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Neuromorphic computing uses memristors that could function and operate like real brain synapses.
Briefs: Wearables
Fully integrated flexible electronics made of magnetic sensors and organic circuits open the path towards the development of electronic skin.
Briefs: Medical
This technique may enable speedy, on-demand design of softer, safer neural devices.
Briefs: Motion Control
This technique can be used by people who are paralyzed or have neurodegenerative diseases.
Briefs: Medical
This neurostimulator could deliver fine-tuned treatments to patients with diseases such as epilepsy and Parkinson’s.
Briefs: Medical
The “E-dermis” will enable amputees to perceive through prosthetic fingertips.
Q&A: Electronics & Computers
Prof. Jacob Robinson developed an implantable neural stimulator the size of a grain of rice.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
A research team has built a super-high-speed microscope.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
This device could enable rapid, inexpensive liquid biopsies to help detect cancer and develop targeted treatment plans.
Briefs: Wearables
Mobile, Wearable EEG Device with Nanowire Sensors
This low-cost electroencephalogram (EEG) device provides research-grade signal quality.
Briefs: Medical
These electrode implants will allow people with a dysfunctional inner ear to hear again.
Briefs: Test & Measurement
The device retrains patients with spinal cord injury to sit more stably and gain an expanded active sitting workspace.