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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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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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Tomorrow Daily 040: Netflix on Oculus Rift, cyborg moths, and hard drives in Minecraft

Scientists are implanting electrodes into moths. Why, you ask? The researchers believe that by controlling moth flight, they may find new ways of conducting search and rescue missions.

By August 21, 2014

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Temporary tattoos turn sweat to power in biobattery

Electrical currents generated from sweat could someday be a way to charge your phone while burning calories.

By August 13, 2014

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Zebrafish neural activity: Beautiful and mesmerising

For the first time, researchers have captured footage of a complete zebrafish brain while the animal was actively seeing.

By July 30, 2014

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'Mind pilots' steer plane sim with thoughts alone

Seven test pilots demonstrate an X-Men-like ability to steer an airplane through a flight simulation with surprising accuracy.

By May 27, 2014

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Segway inventor's 'Star Wars'-style robot arm gets go-ahead

Dean Kamen has since turned his mind to creating a revolutionary robotic arm that's now gained FDA approval.

By May 12, 2014

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Why the T. rex had teeny tiny arms

New paleontological research has discovered the reason why the Tyrannosaurus Rex didn't need bigger arms.

By April 21, 2014

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Spy on your own thoughts with Glass Brain

A new system for visualizing the goings-on inside the brain creates beautiful video images, letting us become neuro-voyeurs as we watch our thoughts fly around in real time.

By March 11, 2014

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'RoboCop' not so sci-fi anymore

Nanosuits, powerful prosthetics, and brain-computer interfacing seemed far-fetched when the original movie hit theaters. Now, with a remake nearly three decades later, the plot is closer to reality than you may think.

By February 11, 2014