Consumer & Gadgets

Tesla CEO Musk's Twitter bid: Trolling or true?

Will Elon Musk, the world's richest man and prominent social media troll, really buy Twitter with his unprecedented heap of loot as his bid Wednesday suggests, or is he just posturing?

Robotics

Decoding brain signals to control a robotic arm

Researchers have developed a mind-reading system for decoding neural signals from the brain during arm movement. The method, described in the journal Applied Soft Computing, can be used by a person to control a robotic arm ...

Engineering

Fast, flexible ionic transistors for bioelectronic devices

Many major advances in medicine, especially in neurology, have been sparked by recent advances in electronic systems that can acquire, process, and interact with biological substrates. These bioelectronic systems, which are ...

Engineering

Feedback enhances brainwave control of a novel hand-exoskeleton

An extremely lightweight and portable hand exoskeleton may one day help the physically impaired with daily living. These are the hopes of EPFL scientist Luca Randazzo who is developing the exoskeleton with the Defitech Chair ...