Friday, March 04, 2016

Science of the Week, 3/4/16

Here are some of the most interesting science news articles I read this week:

Man moves individual fingers on prosthetic arm using only his thoughts

Learn how to fly a plane from expert-pilot brainwave patterns

Empathy related to anticipated emotional effort

In grasslands, longer spring growing season offsets higher summer temperatures

Tarantula toxins converted to painkillers


Pat Dilloway said...

That would be awesome to learn to fly with brainwaves. It's like the Matrix.

Alex J. Cavanaugh said...

Unfortunately I've met a lot of pilots that lacked brainwaves...

Jennifer Ruth Jackson said...

I love the advances being made to assist people with physical disabilities, but also hesitate to imagine what more sinister things the developments could lead to.

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