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neuroprosthesis

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Six fingers per hand: Polydactyly equals extra motor ability

Polydactyly, a condition where one is born with an extra finger, has significant benefits when it comes to motor skill and control. fMRI neuroimaging reveals those with extra fingers are able to move the digits independently of other fingers. The findings could help with the development of new prosthetics that extend motor abilities.... Read More...
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Learning Transistor Mimics the Brain

Researchers have developed an evolvable electrochemical transistor which has the ability to learn. The transistor is equipped with the ability for both long and short term memory. The new technology is a major step towards machine learning that utilizes organic electronics, the researchers report. ... Read More...