Electrical brain stimulation helps rats with spinal cord injuries walk

Electric Brain Stimulation Helps Rats With Spinal Cord Injuries Walk | Popular Science
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Janet Stephens via Wiki­me­dia Com­mons

Stim­u­lat­ing a set of neu­rons deep in the brain has allowed rats with severe spinal cord injuries to walk almost nor­mal­ly again, a group of Swiss researchers reports in Sci­ence…

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Stromer ebikes come to US

Stromer ST1 e-bike comes to the U.S.
C.C. Weiss, gizmag.com

Swiss manufacturer Stromer, an electric-bike brand of BMC, recently launched its ST1 pedal-assisted electric bike in the United States. The 500-watt ST1 was designed to blend function, versatility and style into a commuter-friendly bicycle. ..…

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This $10 Chip Turns 50 Blood Tests Into A Brilliantly Simple Chart

This $10 Chip Turns 50 Blood Tests Into A Brilliantly Simple Chart
By Mark Wilson, fastcodesign.com

Test results become far easier to process, since they’re visual.

Blood tests are one of those things that always seem to slow down doc­tor appoint­ments. You’re in the room. The nurse takes blood. The doc­tor sees you—speculates a lot—and agre…

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