Archive for May 12th, 2011
“Doctors have been using ECoG since the 1950s to figure out which area of the brain is causing seizures in people with severe epilepsy. . . . ECoG also can be used to control robotic arms, study how the brain produces speech and even decode thoughts.”
NPR reports on the special software that makes it possible.
KENTUCKY ~ Roads reopen after flooding. Transportation officials gather in Paducah to talk about the Panama Canal. Governor Beshear explains why he didn’t go to Fort Campbell when President Obama was there; says President understands. The National Horse Show says goodbye to Manhattan, hello to Lexington. Louisville-based Presbyterian church allows gay clergy, western KY division still opposed. MSU and Coach Billy Kennedy renew their contract for another year.