Flight of the GermFalcon: How a Potential Coronavirus-Killing Airplane Sterilizer Was Born

Dr. Arthur Kreitenberg and his son Elliot got some strange looks when they began the design work for the GermFalcon, a new machine that uses ultraviolet light to wipe out coronavirus and other germs inside an airplane. The father-son founders of Dimer UVC took tape measures with them on flights to unobtrusively record the distances that … Continue reading Flight of the GermFalcon: How a Potential Coronavirus-Killing Airplane Sterilizer Was Born

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Wireless Network Brings Dust-Sized Brain Implants a Step Closer

Engineers have designed a scheme to let thousands of brain implants talk at up to 10 megabits per secondBrain-computer interfaces have managed some amazing feats: allowing paralyzed people to type words and move a robot using only their minds, to name two examples. Brown University neuroengineering professor Arto Nurmikko has had a hand in some of … Continue reading Wireless Network Brings Dust-Sized Brain Implants a Step Closer