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University Of Washington Researchers Succeed In First Human Brain-To-Brain Interface

In what is believed to be the first human brain-to-brain interface, a researcher at the <b>University of Washington</b> (UW) sent a thought across campus to …

The Mighty Lip Balm Linear Actuator

I needed a small linear actuator (a mechanism for creating motion in a straight line) for a project and was finding only oversized or cost-prohibitive solutions. Industrial automation actuators have plenty of muscle but rarely come in small packages. Hobby linear actuators come with a smaller …

The wireless network with a mile-wide range that the “internet of things” could be built on

Robotics engineer Taylor Alexander needed to lift a nuclear cooling tower off its foundation using 19 high-strength steel cables, and the Android app that was supposed to accomplish it, for which he’d just paid a developer $20,000, was essentially worthless. Undaunted and on deadline—the tower …

Internet of Things

Wristband unlocks your devices with your heartbeat

Trying to remember the multiple passwords we need for every device, website and service is an almost impossible task. But you could soon use …

Murgh Korma – Chicken in Nutty Sauce

Understanding about the Mughal rulers and who conquered who was not something I enjoyed reading as a child. Let’s just say, history was never my …

Recipes

This bracelet could replace your passwords, your car keys, and even your fingerprints

Fingerprint readers. Face Unlock. Retinal scanners. They're all no better than your average password, at least the way Dr. Karl Martin sees it. "Your face, your iris — they're all physical features that can be stolen, that you leave everywhere."<p>Luckily, Dr. Martin has a better idea. He's planning …

America’s Top 10 Lakes to Visit This Fall (Photos)

Take a Dip<p>Lake trips offer the perfect mix of relaxation and water action, plus the chance for some moonlit skinny-dipping.<p>09.02.13 4:45 AM ET