The Associated Press reports on an event in which engineering students at Carnegie Mellon University invented gadgets like a drink-mixing machine and an alarm clock that posts oversleepers' photos on Facebook.
At the other end of a hallway crowded with gifted minds, Neil Abcouwer had a thoughtful look on his face as a motorized toy car zoomed around the floor.
That's because Abcouwer was controlling the car's direction with his mind. A headset he wore picked up a specific type of brain wave then sent a wireless signal to the car.
"This one is a fairly simple one that measures beta waves," Abcouwer, 21, said of the headset.
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