Tagged: neuroscience

Metaphysiks Acquires Funding, Moves Closer to “Embodying” the Metaverse

Metaphysiks, a “groundbreaking” immersive technology company combining neuroscience and robotics to create “multisensory” experiences, has announced the completion of its seed funding “to support their advancements in life-like bodily stimulation.” Metaphysiks will contribute “to humanizing the Metaverse, bringing physical and emotional engagement into the digital… Read More

PETA Files Complaint Against Kickstarter Grad ‘RoboRoach’

The crowdfunding campaign for the RoboRoach didn’t come without its fair share of controversy when it launched on Kickstarter back in June. The campaign aimed to crowdfund Arduino-powered kits that integrated with a cockroach’s nervous system and turned the animal into a living robot that… Read More

RoboRoach Kickstarter Sparks Bugs, Controversy

A campaign currently accepting funding on Kickstarter is preselling a kit that allows anyone to experiment with neuroscience on live cockroaches. The RoboRoach project by Backyard Brains includes a small PCB that the user then physically attaches to a cockroach to create what they are… Read More

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