Instead of a cochlear implant or a traditional hearing aid, this device would fit like a retainer inside a patient's mouth. Combining the device with training the brain to decode impulses from the tongue's nerves, you would theoretically be able to "hear" sound.
On today's show, we feel slightly charmed by Google's new four-legged robot, learn more about how sheep can become Wi-Fi hotspots, and discuss an oral hearing aid that hopes to someday use a patient's tongue to "hear."
Two Irish brothers show a novel way to get the sheep on their family farm to go where they want. Maybe drones will be putting collies out of work.
This week on Crave, we cozy into the ISS for a year with our astronaut friends, get a drone's eye view of sheep-herding and run from Festo's bionic creepy-crawlies, which look cute now but will probably come back to haunt us. It's the Crave show!
CNET's no stranger to the vitriol being hurled around by passionate handset users. (Skim through the comments section of any major phone review and you'll see.) But we just had to ask: Why all the hate?
Beautifully designed autonomous bionic ants work together to solve a common task, taking life lessons from their role models, actual insects.
A cartilage nose implant that can grow with the patient thanks to being printed with their cells is now ready for animal trials.
Technically Incorrect: If you think that 15 plus 6 is 17, you are not worthy of this bride in Uttar Pradesh, India.
The privacy protection company will upgrade its snoop-resistant handset later this year and introduce a tablet, too. Also new: a push for business customers spooked by Sony hacks.
MIT has built a "garden" consisting of over 100 robots that fold up like origami, glow in changing colours, crawl and swim.