Scientists believe it may be possible in the future for human brains to survive death in robotic bodies.
Submitted by oriol at 2013-09-07 19:16:11 UTC
In their panel at the Global Future 2045 conference, three renowned scientists discussed a future that sounds like a combination of Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, the recent mouse inception, and Krang, the brain-in-a-box villain of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. The talk, which took place in a mixture of Russian and English, focused on making it possible in our lifetime to conduct brain transplants, harvesting human parts from the body for cybernetic integration, and making self-aware brains comfortable in their new robot homes. more
Submitted by par at 2013-09-07 18:43:22 UTC
University of Washington researchers have performed what they believe is the first noninvasive human-to-human brain interface, with one researcher able to send a brain signal via the Internet to control the hand motions of a fellow researcher. more
Submitted by anna at 2013-03-27 18:08:19 UTC
Recently, researchers at the University of Georgia and National Geographic published the results of a study where they attached small cameras to house cats and monitored their outdoor activities... more