human-machine interface

Exoskeletons can strain the brain

Exoskeletons can strain the brain

Exoskeletons designed to reduce lower back pain may compete with mental resources at work, canceling out the benefits of wearing them.

Bleak cyborg future from brain-computer interfaces

Bleak cyborg future from brain-computer interfaces

Researchers warn of the potential social, ethical, and legal consequences of technologies interacting heavily with human brains.

A soft electronic material for human-machine-interfacing

A soft electronic material for human-machine-interfacing

Researchers have developed a new material that can facilitate a near-perfect merger between machines and the human body for diagnostics and treatment.

Multifunctional sensor system could revolutionize smart contacts

Multifunctional sensor system could revolutionize smart contacts

Researchers have demonstrated a novel multifunctional ultrathin contact lens sensor layer with transistors that may revolutionise the manufacture of smart contact lenses.

E-textiles: Dyeing process gives electronic properties

E-textiles: Dyeing process gives electronic properties

Scientists have shown how smart textiles can be produced in a comparatively easy way, thus opening up new use cases.

Brains linked to computers using 3D printed implants

Brains linked to computers using 3D printed implants

Linking the human brain to a computer is usually only seen in science fiction, but now scientists have harnessed the power of 3D printing to bring the technology one step closer to reality.

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