October 17, 2016

DNA Database Could Help Predict Your Disease–Then Get You Fired

(Los Angeles Times) – Relatively little attention was paid last year when President Obama called for creation of a database containing the DNA of a million volunteers as part of moves toward “precision medicine,” or tailoring healthcare to people’s individual … Read More

October 12, 2016

World’s First “Cybathlon” Pits High-Tech Prosthetics Against Each Other

(Scientific American) – The event involved more than 60 teams formed by research institutions and companies competing in six assistive technology categories: brain-computer interface (a device that connects the brain to a computer), functional electrical stimulation bike (a bicycle powered … Read More

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