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Controlling brain cells with sound waves 1

Controlling brain cells with sound waves

For the first time, sound waves are used to control brain cells. Salk scientists developed the new technique, dubbed sonogenetics, to selectively and noninvasively turn on groups of neurons in worms that could be...

Poor diet and high blood pressure now number one risk factors for early death 0

Poor diet and high blood pressure now number one risk factors for early death

In 1990, child and maternal malnutrition and unsafe water, sanitation, and lack of hand washing were the leading risks for death, but these have now been replaced by dietary risks and high blood pressure....

A humanoid robot to liaise between space station crews 0

A humanoid robot to liaise between space station crews

Peter Ford Dominey and the robot Nao, study of developmental robotic cognition. Instead of using pre-established plans, the robot can learn in real time through direct interaction with a human. Credit: ©Inserm/Patrice Latron

Turning breath into words: New device unveiled to give paralysis victims a voice 19

Turning breath into words: New device unveiled to give paralysis victims a voice

Using pattern recognition software, the prototype analyses changes in breathing patterns and converts ‘breath signals’ into words. Credit: Image courtesy of Loughborough University

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today gyan

“Necessity is the mother of invention” – Plato Very aptly said by Plato. Unless we don’t need anything, innovation is not possible. Respecting that, we also think that it is time for a change...