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Researchers Create The First Wireless Brain-Computer Interface. Move Things With Your Mind On The Go

Researchers at Brown University have created the first wireless, implantable, rechargeable brain-computer interface.  This presents a medical breakthrough for the disabled, which will be tested on humans soon after 13 months of successful trials with monkeys and pigs.

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Cambridge University Centre To Study "Extinction-Level" Threat To Humans From Technology

Researchers at the University of Cambridge have formed a new centre to explore the threat advances in technology may pose on the human species.  The Centre for the Study of Existential Risk (CSER), they will investigate developments in biotechnology, nanotechnology and artificial intelligence, figuring out how these areas could become a threat to humanity.

The first line of defence against Skynet is now in place.

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Researchers Develop Robotic Camera That Accurately Mimics Eye Movement

Researchers at the Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology have succeeded in developing a robotic camera system equipped with muscle-like action that replicates the muscle motion of the human eye in ways never before seen. It is hoped the milestone will eventually make robotic tools safer, as well as making camera feeds from robots more intuitive to use.

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Researchers Build 'SpeechJammer' To Mute The Human Voice

Japanese researchers have created a device to perpetuate the definition of "silence is golden," by remotely cutting off human speech without any physical discomfort or intervention.  So with what looks like a handheld speed camera, you can literally mute a person: a piece of technology many of us here wish we can acquire.

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