Biomedical Engineering

Effortless Computing: The Brain-Computer Interface [VIDEO]

August 19, 2013
Effortless Computing: The Brain-Computer Interface [VIDEO]

Using a brain-computer interface technology pioneered by University of Minnesota biomedical engineering professor Bin He, several young people have learned to use their thoughts to steer a flying robot around a gym, making it turn, rise, dip, and even sail through a ring.

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Electronic Tattoos

October 4, 2011
Electronic Tattoos

Researchers from Northwestern University and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have developed tattoo electronics, wireless electronics so flexible and thin they can be applied to the skin and forgotten.

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