DARPA Tech Could Give Artificial Hands Sense of Touch

Veterans with prosthetic hands could someday regain their sense of touch thanks to a new DARPA initiative. It’s called the Hand Proprioception and Touch Interfaces (HAPTIX) program, and the goal is to let amputees “feel” objects with technology that would send signals back and forth between the brain and artificial hand. Read the full article

Brain-Computer Interface Devices to Bring Us into the Future

Addressing regulators, members of industry, and other stakeholders, Jennifer French delivered a powerful message about those requiring brain–computer interface (BCI) devices to treat paralysis and other neurological conditions: “We are not patients; we are consumers, end users.” French, who is quadriplegic, spoke at a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) workshop, held Nov. 21 at…