The 31st annual Best of What's New awards.
Doctors wired them right into his nerves
When science and art intersect
Staff Sergeant James Sides lost his right arm in an IED explosion in Afghanistan. Now he's the first patient in an FDA trial testing an implantable, muscle-connected controller for prosthetics.
The first human brain-to-brain interfacing has been used to play a video game.
The GPS-stabilized Phantom isn't exactly a toy, but that doesn't stop it from being serious fun.
An electrode cap and computer program can translate brain signals into commands for a humanoid robot.
Parrot's second-gen recreational drone packs new hardware that makes for a smoother, more controlled piloting experience
Patrolled by Predator drones, radar blimps, dogs, and scanners, the U.S./Mexico border is now a state unto itself: Borderworld
No more battery-driven bugs for DARPA
Get ready for the first complete synthetic human brain, moon mining, and much more
See our gallery for a look at the future of toys
Vancouver will host the largest "thought-controlled computing" installation ever
An unusual combat robot controlled by neural signals made its debut at Japan's Robo-One competition
Mind control technology reads thoughts, prompts a robot's actions
At Stanford, a "smart" helicopter learns to fly by watching an expert
The High-frequency Active Auroral Research Program, or HAARP, has been called a missile-defense tool and a mind-control device. The truth is a bit less ominous
A newly declassified report details the Defense Department's mind-control weapons concepts
Visionaries insist we'll soon be hailing small jets and zipping directly to our destinations. Will the plan fly?