Scientist who can move objects by thought alone

Award-winning research scientist Nataliya Kosmyna
Award-winning research scientist Nataliya Kosmyna has been subjected to sexist comments

Award-winning Nataliya Kosmyna hopes her success will inspire more women to work in the sciences

AN AWARD-WINNING scientist, who has developed the ability to control objects with her thoughts, hopes her success will inspire more women to work in the sciences.

Nataliya Kosmyna, 25, a 25-year old researcher at the French Institute for Research in Computer Science and Automation (Inria) in Rennes, was recently awarded a prestigious science scholarship for her work to improve the way computers ‘read’ and react to the brain’s electrical impulses.

She told The Connexion: “After reading that researchers at the University of Minnesota needed two months to train mind-controlled drone systems, I was inspired to do the same thing, but ...

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