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Autism link to air pollution raised

Posted in Medicine on 19th Dec, 2014
by Alex Muller

A link between autism and air pollution exposure during pregnancy has been suggested by scientists.

Brain-computer interface enables stroke sufferer to communicate

Posted in Hardware on 11th Oct, 2014
by Alex Muller

By enabling users to communicate and control devices with their thoughts, brain-computer interfaces (BCI) hold almost a scary amount of potential.

Measuring Brainwaves Could Lead To An Objective Autism Diagnosis

Posted in Medicine on 23rd Sep, 2014
by Alex Muller

The electrical signals emitted by the autistic brain paint a much more precise picture of the disorder.

Microsoft working on Alice-band device to help blind

Posted in Business on 15th Jul, 2014
by Alex Muller

Microsoft has been working on a device like an Alice band that could help blind people "see" things around them.

A genetic link to autism has been found, known as CHD8 mutation

Posted in Medicine on 7th Jul, 2014
by Alex Muller

Researchers have broken new ground in understanding what causes autism.