Brain

10.09.15
NASA's studying how zero gravity affects the brain
10.09.15

NASA's studying how zero gravity affects the brain

If we're honest, it sounds as if the experience of trying to conduct experiments in zero gravity is kinda like trying to find your door keys while drunk.

By D. Cooper,   10.09.15
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10.04.15
Virtual reality for mice teaches scientists about navigation
10.04.15

Virtual reality for mice teaches scientists about navigation

Researchers have found a way to run mice through virtual courses, which makes it easier to study the critters' minds.

By J. Fingas,   10.04.15
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10.04.15
Easy-to-make mini brains will help medical research
10.04.15

Easy-to-make mini brains will help medical research

Brown University's tiny, brain-like blobs will help study drugs and transplants.

By J. Fingas,   10.04.15
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09.28.15
Brain implants help the paralyzed type faster
09.28.15

Brain implants help the paralyzed type faster

Paralyzed patients can type at reasonable speeds thanks to the latest neural implant technology.

By J. Fingas,   09.28.15
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09.16.15
Scientists control a worm's brain cells using sound waves
09.16.15

Scientists control a worm's brain cells using sound waves

Scientists at the Salk Institute have used ultrasonic waves to control a worm's brain cells.

By J. Fingas,   09.16.15
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08.18.15
Scientists stimulate mouse brains with wireless 'charger'
08.18.15

Scientists stimulate mouse brains with wireless 'charger'

What does wireless energy have to do with brain research?

By S. Dent,   08.18.15
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08.16.15
Digital pens help spot early signs of brain conditions
08.16.15

Digital pens help spot early signs of brain conditions

MIT researchers are using digital pens to predict the onset of brain conditions like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's.

By J. Fingas,   08.16.15
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07.29.15
Gripping objects takes much more brain power than we thought
07.29.15

Gripping objects takes much more brain power than we thought

Researchers from Brown University have made some crucial discoveries about how our brains co-ordinate gripping.

By D. Cooper,   07.29.15
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