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World First: Man Controls Two Prosthetic Arms With His Mind

Doctors wired them right into his nerves<p>Until recently, losing both arms in an accident would probably have meant the end of a patient's two-fisted grip. Not so for Leslie Baugh, the first shoulder-level double amputee to wear and control two complex, mind-controlled prosthetic limbs.<p>Baugh isn't …

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Stephen Hawking Says Humans Won't Survive Another 1,000 Years On Earth

Physicist Stephen Hawking, speaking at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, said if humans don't migrate from the planet Earth to colonize other planets, they'll face extinction in 1,000 years. So, phew, we're good, guys. We've got like 900-plus years to just sit on this. That's a …

When Presenting Your Data, Get to the Point Fast

Projecting your data on slides puts you at an immediate disadvantage: When you’re giving a presentation, people can’t pull the numbers in for a closer look or take as much time to examine them as they can with a report or a white paper. That’s why you need to direct their attention. What do you …

Leading Teams When Lives Are at Stake

I am about to climb Mount Everest. And as a management professor (Scott speaking here) this inevitably has led me to wonder how team dynamics will play out on the mountain — as my life may depend on it. Before you go worrying, I have been training for years, have extensive climbing experience, and …

The Key to Creativity and Productivity

Here's why embracing healthy conflict within your team proves to be a necessary part of getting things done faster and better.<p>Brainstorming sessions often begin with the assertion that there's no such thing as a bad idea.<p>That sounds lovely in theory, but research has shown that it's lousy for …

Brain imaging spots our abstract choices before we do

When it comes to making decisions, it seems that the conscious mind is the last to know.<p>We already had evidence that it is possible to detect brain …

Non-amputees given an invisible phantom limb

Video: Phantom hand subject to knife attack<p>Advertisement<p>Many people who have had a limb amputated report feeling sensations that appear to come from …