Fishy thoughts captured for first time

For the first time, researchers have been able to observe the thoughts of a living fish while it engages in its natural behavior.

Tetraplegic uses thoughts to pour coffee

Using thought alone, a paralyzed woman has been able to move a robotic arm to serve herself coffee for the first time in 15 years.

Applying the brakes with brain power alone

German researchers have used drivers' brain signals, for the first time, to assist in braking, providing much quicker reaction times, they say.

'Brain cap' turns thought into motion

A 'brain cap' being developed at the University of Maryland allows users to turn their thoughts into motion, potentially allowing them to control computers, robotic prosthetic limbs, motorized wheelchairs and even digital avatars.

Car can be steered with thought alone

If you like to let your thoughts wander while driving, then this car's definitely not for you. Not content with having created a car that can be steered entirely through eye movements, engineers at Freie Universität Berlin have now built one that can be controlled with the power of thought alone.

Japanese scientists design mind-reading robots

Japanese scientists are preparing to develop "mind-reading" robots and consumer electronics that can be controlled by thought.