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Super-high pressures used to create super “battery”

Using pressures similar to those found deep in the Earth, researchers from Washington State University have created a compact, never-before-seen material that lead researcher Choong-Shik Yoo (pictured center) says is the most condensed form of energy storage outside of nuclear energy. The researchers created the material in a diamond anvil cell, a small, two-inch by […]

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Implant enables direct alphanumeric input from brain to computer

Using a technique known as electrocorticography (ECoG), neuroscientists at the Mayo Clinic have demonstrated how brain waves can be interpreted to directly enter alphanumerical characters into a computer. The team behind the findings, presented at the annual meeting of the American Epilepsy Society, say the results represent concrete progress toward a robust mind-machine interface. “Over […]

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