Mind control previously belonged to the realm of science fiction, but scientists from the University of Minnesota just made it possible. By introducing a major breakthrough that allows people to control a robotic arm using only their minds, the researchers believe this discovery has the potential to aid patients who suffer from paralysis or neurodegenerative diseases.
Leatherback sea turtles, the largest reptiles in the world, are famous for their nomadic ways and open-ocean migratory nature. But researchers from Cornell have discovered a location along the Mozambique coast that houses what appears to be a permanent home for the leatherbacks.
Researchers from the government and the National Institute of Standards and Technology have taken a cue from man's best friend to improve current explosive and contraband detection technology. "Active sniffing" has been proven to boost these electronic detectors by 10 times, as published in Scientific Reports.
Scientists have good news for the gaming community: kid-friendly video games can improve vision among children. In a study by researchers from the University of Rochester and Vanderbilt University, have discovered that children with less than ideal vision gain much improvement in their peripheral vision after a mere eight hours of training through such video games.
Recent studies found that magnesium peroxide may be abundant in extremely oxidized mantles and cores of rocky planets outside our solar system.