Grasping a cup or brushing hair or cooking a meal requires feedback that has been lost in amputees and individuals with paralysis — a sense of touch. Researchers have now used direct stimulation of the human brain surface to provide this basic sensory feedback through artificial electrical signals, enabling a person to control movement while performing a simple task: opening and closing his hand.
Scientists and engineers recently made a leap forward in the pursuit of clean energy. The team set a new world record for plasma pressure in an Alcator C-Mod tokamak nuclear fusion reactor. Plasma pressure is the key ingredient to producing energy from nuclear fusion, and MIT’s new result achieves over 2 atmospheres of pressure for the first time.
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That popular daily target of 10,000 steps is a worthwhile goal, but a new study suggests that if you find that unattainable, don’t despair – a smaller number, especially at moderate or greater intensity, can lead to health benefits too. The average American takes between 5,000 and 7,000 steps per day, researchers say.
What if you could behave like the crew on the Starship Enterprise and teleport yourself home or anywhere else in the world? As a human, you’re probably not going to realize this any time soon; if you’re a photon, you might want to keep reading.
An article about Tolkien and the beginning of the paperbook industry. It also explains how these two entities helped start both the fantasy genre and helped increase literacy. It is a good historical read about how these things started.
The new Photos app in iOS 10 wants to make sure that all the great photos you take on your iPhone aren’t just sitting there.