Episode 9 - Brain-Computer Interfaces

In this episode we dive in to some computer-chip-in-the-brain ideas, including one that has allowed a man to control his own paralyzed arm. How far can we go with this technology?

In the news: construction bricks grown with microorganisms



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Nature article on Ian Burkhart, including the video of him playing guitar hero
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center: Battelle
(photo by Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center/ Battelle)

Other brain-chip links to check out:
http://fusion.net/story/204316/darpa-is-implanting-chips-in-soldiers-brains/
http://www.cnn.com/2013/05/07/tech/brain-memory-implants-humans/index.html
https://www.technologyreview.com/s/513681/memory-implants/
http://people.eecs.berkeley.edu/~carmena/index.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neuroprosthetics
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