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electrodes

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Crave Ep. 200: Forget maps and let leg electrodes guide you there

Researchers have found a way to get people where they want to go using electrodes attached to the legs. Are humans the future of GPS?

By April 17, 2015

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Forget maps and let leg electrodes guide you there, Ep. 200

Crave celebrates its 200th episode with a human cruise control system that's, well, pretty shocking. We check out a bicycle that claims to be the safest in the world, and take a trip to outer space with a doughnut wearing a sprinkles spacesuit. All that, and did we mention that this is the 200th episode of Crave?!

By April 17, 2015

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Tongue electrode lets you taste flavor that isn't there

A team at the National University of Singapore has created an electrode device that sits on the tip of your tongue and simulates the tastes of salty, sweet, bitter, and sour.

By November 25, 2013

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Using electricity to give your brain a boost? Not so fast...

Do-it-yourselfers using electrical currents to stimulate their brains may be doing more harm than good.

By May 6, 2015

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Human cruise control zaps legs to send you in the right direction

Would you trust electrodes attached to your muscles to guide you? A new system out of Germany aims to keep your eyes off your smartphone by buzzing your legs toward your destination.

By April 13, 2015

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NailO turns your fingernail into a tiny trackpad

A wearable input device in the form of a nail sticker could make it easy to control a computer with a subtle swipe. Could nail calls be the new butt dials?

By April 16, 2015

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Undershirt monitors heart rate with wearable electrodes

These bioelectrodes are made from a conductive fiber and can record just like a regular ECG device.

By July 25, 2013

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Human head transplant just two years away, surgeon claims

Surgeon Sergio Canavero will be embarking on a project to implement the world's first human head transplant.

By February 25, 2015

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'Star Wars' robotic arm lets amputee veteran go rock climbing

The DEKA robotic arm -- funded by DARPA and nicknamed "Luke" -- helped this army vet climb again.

By February 12, 2015

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Flexible implant shows promise for paralysed humans

A flexible implant follows prior breakthroughs with paralysed rats, designed for humans with spinal cord injury.

By January 11, 2015