Journal of Neural Engineering Dominique M Durand et al 2014 J. Neural Eng. 11 020201 Neural engineers have made significant, if not remarkable, progress in interfacing with the nervous system in the last ten years. In particular, neuromodulation of the brain has generated significant therapeutic benefits [1–5]. EEG electrodes can be used to communicate with patients with locked-in syndrome .
The Luxury Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu, Maldives « Luxury Furniture, Property, Travel & Interior Design The Luxury Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu Resort, Maldives Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu can be found on the private island of Dhuni Kolhu, in the Baa Atoll. Coco Palm Dhuni Kolhu is the ultimate hideaway in the Maldives. Carvings puzzle experts - Health-Science JERUSALEM - Mysterious stone carvings made thousands of years ago and recently uncovered in an excavation underneath Jerusalem have archaeologists stumped. Israeli diggers who uncovered a complex of rooms carved into the bedrock in the oldest section of the city recently found the markings: Three "V" shapes cut next to each other into the limestone floor of one of the rooms, about 2 inches deep and 20 inches long. There were no finds to offer any clues pointing to the identity of who made them or what purpose they served. The archaeologists in charge of the dig know so little that they have been unable even to posit a theory about their nature, said Eli Shukron, one of the two directors of the dig.
Physical Computing There are a number of mechanisms common to mechanical systems of all sorts that are useful to know about when you want to control motion of any sort. While this page is by no means comprehensive, it will help get you started on understanding a few basics of how to move things. Before we go much further, there is one important thing you need to know. All of these machines are used to do work of some kind. Mind Reading (Neural Decoding) Goes Mainstream Surfdaddy Orca November 9, 2009 In the new movie, The Men Who Stare at Goats, reporter Bob Wilton confronts Special Forces operator Lyn Cassady, “I’ve heard that you’re a psychic spy.” Lyn later comments, “We’re Jedi. We don’t fight with our guns, we fight with our minds.” Mind reading – formerly the stuff of science fiction and crystal gazers – is rapidly becoming science fact.
wNw Bar in Binh Duong, Vietnam / Vo Trong Nghia Sinbadesign Vo Trong Nghia studied architecture as a student on the Japanese Government’s Scholarship. After graduation from Tokyo University and Nagoya Institute of Technology, he returned to Vietnam and created an energy-saving architectural style through using environmentally – friendly materials and architectural design. In 2006, he started his own architectural company in Vietnam, Votrongnghia Co. , Ltd . Alongside his architectural practice, Nghia has been invited to have lectures in several foreign countries such as China, Japan, Sri Lanka … The idea in design of architectural model made from the low-cost materials is necessarily raised in order to make high speed construction and ease in transport. The location that selected to do the full-scale test is an area of 5000m2 in Wind and Water Cafe, which has been awarded the gold medal in the Arch Asia Contest and the second prize in the International Bamboo Competition).
Berlin museum seeks return of ancient gold tablet A dispute over an ancient gold tablet pitting a Holocaust survivor's heirs against the German museum that lost the Assyrian relic in World War II will be argued on Tuesday in New York's highest court. The 9.5g tablet, about the size of a credit card, was excavated a century ago by German archaeologists from the Ishtar Temple in what is now northern Iraq. It went on display in Berlin in 1934, was put in storage as the war began and later disappeared. Riven Flamenbaum, who died in 2003, brought it to the US after surviving the Auschwitz concentration camp and settling on Long Island. Family lore says he had traded two packs of cigarettes to a Russian soldier for the tablet after he was rescued from Auschwitz. Idaho Observer: How to remove mercury and other heavy metals from your body – safely and inexpensively From the September 2007 Idaho Observer: How to remove mercury and other heavy metals from your body – safely and inexpensively Due to the enormity of the problem of heavy metal poisoning in today’s world, and the fact that entire books have been written on this subject, this column will attempt to bring to light some of the methods people have successfully employed to regain their health without going bankrupt in the process. By Ingri Cassel In the July, 2007, Back to Basics column we covered the devastating effects of mercury poisoning and the fact that many Americans experience the effects of mercury being slowly released on a daily basis from dental fillings.
OpenEEG project About the project Many people are interested in what is called neurofeedback or EEG biofeedback training, a generic mental training method which makes the trainee consciously aware of the general activity in the brain. This method shows great potential for improving many mental capabilities and exploring consciousness. Other people want to do experiments with brain-computer interfaces or just want to have a look at their brain at work. Unfortunately, commercial EEG devices are generally too expensive to become a hobbyist tool or toy. The OpenEEG project is about making plans and software for do-it-yourself EEG devices available for free (as in GPL).
Eco-city Inside a One Kilometer Crater in Siberia Eco-city 2020 is a proposal for the rehabilitation of the Mirniy industrial zone in Eastern Siberia, Russia designed by the innovative architectural studio AB Elis Ltd. The project would be located inside a giant man-made crater of more than one kilometer in diameter and 550 meters deep that used to be one of the world’s largest quarries. The idea is to create a new garden city that will be shielded from the harsh Siberian environmental conditions characterized by long and severe winters and short hot summers. The new city would attract tourists and residents to Eastern Siberia and would be able to accommodate more than 100,000 people.
Popular Archaeology The Biblical city of Gezer shows evidence of two fiery conflagrations over 3,000 years ago. The archaeological excavations being conducted at the site of ancient Gezer in northwestern Israel have recently revealed some tantalizing finds, one of which came as a surprise to excavators who just completed digging there during the summer of 2013. "In this, the sixth season of excavation," reports co-directors Steven Ortiz of the Southwest Baptist Theological Seminary and Samuel Wolff of the Israel Antiquities Authority, "one goal was to remove a portion of the city wall built in the Iron IIA period (10th century BCE) in order to investigate a Late Bronze age destruction level (ca. 1400 BCE) that lay below it.
How to bind your own Hardback Book The art of book binding is an ancient craft, but actually it is not very difficult to do and with almost no practice you can get really awesome results. If you are on the lookout for fun craft projects or quick ways of making nice presents and gifts, then this could be the project for you. I know that there are other Instructables on the art of book binding but this project is meant to be a simple quick project that will give a very acceptable finish, and a book that looks like it has been professionally made, yet without the need for any special equipment. All you will need is: Some paper Minimum really is about 32 A4 or US Letter sized sheets, to make a half A4 (half US Letter sized book), although smaller books can be made as can ones with more pages. You can use tracing paper, thick or thin paper and of course colored or even preprinted or written on paper.
Photoshop For Beginners: 6 techniques to extract anything from its background This is the second of a series of tutorials thought for Photoshop beginners. I’ll explain in depth those features that can result difficult to understand for a newbi. Today I’ll show you 6 techniques you can use to extract a person/object from its background. From now on extraction won’t have secrets for you! Extraction is one of the worst enemies for those who start using Photoshop.
$300 Geopolymer Earthbag Dome / 'The $300 House' Challenge for $300 House other researchers at the Geopolymer Institute. Ive been investigating the potential of using geopolymer cast stone as a low cost, durable fill material in earthbag houses and reporting my findings on our Earthbag Building Blog. The basic process is quite simple. The ancients used limestone, kaolin clay, sodium carbonate, lime and water to make cast stone in situ. (See the excellent video in the above link.) Now the process is even easier because the basic ingredients (sodium carbonate and lime) can be purchased off the shelf and mixed with limestone and water.