The potential of brain stimulation | Sandro Krieg

Sandro Krieg works with something we hope we will never experience: the diagnosis of brain tumors. However, a technique called nTMS promises hope in removing such tumors: it can accurately map the areas of the brain affected by the tumor so that it can be safely...

The Robotic Future of Elderly Care | Thomas Bock

Everything in our lives is becoming smarter and more robotic. Why not use our technological advancements to aid the elderly so they can live independent and self-fulfilled lives? Thomas was inspired by life support systems used for astronauts and wanted to translate...

Loss of a Species – A Giant, Extinct | Thomas Hildebrandt

What happens when an animal species gets extinct? Is it due to the natural path of evolution or the thoughtless actions of humankind? Less than a century ago, hundreds of thousands of northern white rhinos roamed the landscape of Central Africa. Today, there are only...

Deep Learning Beyond Cats and Dogs | Nils Thuerey

Deep learning, which is seemingly everywhere these days, is well-known for its capability to recognize cats and dogs in internet images, but it can and should be used for other things too. It can be used to figure out the complicated physics that dictate fluid...