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In paralysis, finding freedom via brain-wave tech

ALS patient and advocate Eric Valor is part of an experimental project to test out a brain-wave-reading headset, technology that could one day give paralyzed people more independence.

By August 30, 2014

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'Star Wars' Stormtrooper takes the Ice Bucket Challenge

The soldiers of Darth Vader's Galactic Empire aren't all bad, as this new video from one Stormtrooper-loving YouTuber proves.

By August 25, 2014

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Failed stem cell treatment causes nasal growth on woman's spine

A woman who received stem cell treatment for paralysis needed a growth of nasal tissue removed from her spine eight years later.

By July 15, 2014

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Neurobridge device allows quadriplegic to move his own hand

A quadriplegic man has become the first to move his own hand just by using his thoughts, using a new device that bypasses the injured site.

By June 24, 2014

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At Indy 500, paralyzed driver will steer by head tilts alone

Using his head to maneuver a customized Corvette, racer Sam Schmidt, a quadriplegic, will drive laps during race festivities.

By May 9, 2014

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Despite assault on privacy, Page sees value in online openness

While criticizing US surveillance activities as a threat to democracy, Google's CEO says more sharing could also save hundreds of thousands of lives.

By March 19, 2014

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Reasons you may not want an iPad Air

The iPad Air is great, but here are some reasons you may want to hold on to your money instead.

By November 1, 2013

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First, smart cars. Next, smart transport grids

A new world beckons in which urban transit networks will be able to warn about road conditions or adjust road speeds to relieve traffic congestion.

By September 3, 2013

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Samsung's avalanche vs. Apple's snowflakes

Both Samsung and Apple are succeeding with their different product strategies. Apple's view is that less is more, while Samsung likes to flood the zone.

By June 21, 2013

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Google CEO Larry Page discloses why he lost his voice

Page, who is recovering from vocal cord paralysis, is funding research related to his condition through the Voice Health Institute.

By May 14, 2013