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Brain-Machine Interface Can Create Synthetic Speech Based on Brain Activity

Researchers at UC San Francisco have a developed a brain-machine interface that may allow speech-impaired patients to “speak” through the device. The researchers have described the system as a stepping stone to neural speech prostheses. The system monitors the brain activity of a user and then converts this to natural sounding speech using a virtual… Read More »

Health and Human Services issues rule to deny contraception coverage based on religious, moral grounds

The Department of Health and Human Services has released two final rules to allow individuals and organizations to opt out of insurance coverage for contraception based on religious and moral objections. The first rule provides an exemption from the contraceptive coverage mandate under the Affordable Care Act to entities that object, based on religious beliefs,… Read More »