Thursday, April 15, 2021


A quadriplegic patient used prosthetics to feed himself. His brain was the guide

Here's a look at the work at the intersection of brain-computer interface, robotics and AI taking place at Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab. When there’s dessert involved, most people cut a sweet treat and eat...

Cross-disciplinary team will design, develop devices to better treat spinal cord injuries

A team of Johns Hopkins biomedical engineers and neurosurgeons has received $13.48 million from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to develop implantable ultrasound and other devices that could revolutionize care for people suffering...

Intel, Brown University collaborate on “intelligent spine technology”

With $6.3 million in DARPA funding, Intel, Brown and other partners will work on building the AI-driven hardware and software needed to treat spinal cord injuries. When someone suffers a severe spinal injury, their brain's...

Neurotechnology Provides Near-Natural Sense of Touch

A 28-year-old who has been paralyzed for more than a decade as a result of a spinal cord injury has become the first person to be able to “feel” physical sensations through a prosthetic hand directly connected to his brain, and even identify which mechanical finger is being gently touched.