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The Ethical Dilemma of Designer Babies

In this TED Talk, biologist Paul Knoepfler discusses the consequences of prioritizing advancements over morals

3 May 2017
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Mindbot: A Virtual Therapist to Help People With Mental Illness

21 April 2017
IEEE member working to give more patients access to help

IEEE Marie Sklodowska-Curie Award Goes to a Plasma Pioneer

6 February 2017
Chandrashekhar Joshi was recognized for his particle-accelerator work

Why It’s Smart to Have Diverse Thinking When It Comes to Brain Technology

1 February 2017
IEEE initiative chair says more than engineers should be involved

World’s Largest Brain/Vision Hackathon Melds Minds and Machines at the 2016 IEEE SMC Brain-Machine Interface Workshop

24 January 2017
Over 150 hackathon participants designed BMI prototypes for applications such as neurotechnology/Internet of Things integration, virtual/augmented reality games, and artificial intelligence data analysis

IEEE Member Conor Walsh Develops a Soft and Lightweight Exosuit

27 December 2016
In this video, watch how the suit helps stroke victims regain mobility

The Bionic Body: No Longer a Fantasy

19 December 2016
The next generation of human augmentation technologies is in the works

A New Biometric Method to Identify People by Using Their Brain Waves

25 November 2016
‘Brainprints’ could replace fingerprints as a security measure

The Future of Medicine Might Be Bioelectronic Implants

17 November 2016
Implantable devices to treat chronic diseases like rheumatoid arthritis and diabetes are on the way

Keeping Up On the Latest Technology for the Brain

15 November 2016
A Web portal and publications can help members stay informed