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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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Guy shocks his own tongue to learn more about electricity

YouTuber Mehdi Sadaghdar shows how the pain caused by electricity varies according to frequency by hooking some electrodes up to his own tongue. No, seriously.

By August 31, 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 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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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 October 25, 2013

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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 October 15, 2013

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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 June 27, 2011

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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 February 14, 2013