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Rice University Students Developing Technology to Help Treat Epilepsy

Funded by the National Science Foundation, their electrical stimulation device is designed to prevent seizures

23 June 2017
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Timeline: The Evolution of Assistive Technologies

15 June 2017
How devices to help people with disabilities have advanced over 40 years

The Ethical Dilemma of Designer Babies

3 May 2017
In this TED Talk, biologist Paul Knoepfler discusses the consequences of prioritizing advancements over morals

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