Neuroscience

Joint efforts toward treating paralysis

EPFL scientists Stéphanie Lacour and Grégoire Courtine report on the status of their research and share their vision about the future of wearable neuroprosthetics at this year's edition of South by South West in Austin, ...

Medical research

Robotic advances promise artificial legs that emulate healthy limbs

Recent advances in robotics technology make it possible to create prosthetics that can duplicate the natural movement of human legs. This capability promises to dramatically improve the mobility of lower-limb amputees, allowing ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Brain can plan actions toward things the eye doesn't see

People can plan strategic movements to several different targets at the same time, even when they see far fewer targets than are actually present, according to a new study published in Psychological Science, a journal of ...