3 IBM patents that lead to cyborg future

IBM Corp. registered the most U.S. patents than any other corporation in 2012, including at least three that could be used to create a futuristic cyborg. Well, it's possible. Out of the 6,478

Published on: January 11th, 2013 Brian Jackson

IBM reverse engineers brain for prototype chip

IBM has created prototype chips that could mimic brain-like functionality, which the company said is an "unprecedented" step forward in creating intelligent computers that collect, process and understand data quickly.The prototype chips will

Published on: August 18th, 2011 Juan Carlos Perez

Magnetic fields have undeniable effect on the brain

Imagine this scenario in a doctor’s office of the future. You walk in to visit your family doctor and complain that you’re suffering from depression. Your doctor agrees, but instead of prescribing you

Published on: July 12th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Scientists revive paralyzed limbs by rewiring brain signals

Researchers at the University of Washington are working to reroute brain signals in an effort to give paralyzed people the ability to move their limbs again.By creating an artificial connection between nerve cells

Published on: October 20th, 2008 Sharon Gaudin