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electrodes

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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 September 1, 2014

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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 September 1, 2014

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Arm electrodes to electrify your guitar skills?

Device out of Japan uses electrodes to stimulate hand movements, theoretically accelerating the speed at which humans learn precision skills such as playing instruments.

By September 1, 2014

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Ultrathin silk-based electrodes as brain implants

The flexible electrodes in testing record signals from a cat's brain more accurately than traditionally used, thicker, stiff devices, study finds.

By September 1, 2014

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A new electrode for cutting the price of making hydrogen

The electrode is sprinkled with iron and nickel, sort of like a Lik-um-Stik.

By September 1, 2014

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MIT 'Anklebot' gauges joint stiffness to improve rehab

The bot is an experimental rehabilitation tool that uses electrodes to calculate the ankle's stiffness in various directions.

By September 1, 2014

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Stanford scientists 'eavesdrop' on the human brain

A new method of recording brain activity affords scientists unprecedented monitoring -- and yes, it involves temporarily removing a portion of a patient's skull to insert packets of electrodes.

By September 1, 2014

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Brain implants let paralyzed woman move robot arm

Thanks to electrodes in her brain, quadriplegic Jan Scheuermann can manipulate objects for the first time in years.

By September 1, 2014

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FDA approves bionic eye for adults with rare genetic disease

The Argus II Retinal Prosthesis System includes an eyeglass-mounted camera, a portable video processing unit, and an array of electrodes implanted onto the retina to allow the patient to detect light and dark.

By September 1, 2014

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Study to test human ability to control robotics with the mind

University researchers win DARPA funding to test a tiny, 10x10 array of electrodes implanted on the brain to help move robotic arms.

By September 1, 2014