19 April 2018RIA Novosti news agency and the 5-100 programme have been running a popular science infographics project "10 inventions that will change the world". The project presents unique developments of Russian researchers in the following nominations - Energy Sources, Security, Medicine and Health, and Optics. IKBFU neural device "Balalaika" (the project manager - Natalia Shusharina) has been shortlisted.
This is a multifunctional device operated by impulse activity of the brain. One can move a wheelchair without even touching it, virtually by the power of thought.
The device also reads and records physiological parameters: ECG, heart rate, body temperature among many others.
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