Brain

05.29.15
'Amnesiac' mice made to remember what they forgot with blue light
05.29.15

'Amnesiac' mice made to remember what they forgot with blue light

Mice with amnesia were able to recover training memories with assistance from blue light, in res...

By M. Smith,   05.29.15
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05.12.15
Brain-like circuit performs human tasks for the first time
05.12.15

Brain-like circuit performs human tasks for the first time

There are already computer chips with brain-like functions, but having them perform brain-like tas...

By J. Fingas,   05.12.15
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04.30.15
Obama's 2013 'BRAIN' initiative results in remote-controlled mice
04.30.15

Obama's 2013 'BRAIN' initiative results in remote-controlled mice

The first results to stem from President Barack Obama's 2013 "Brain Research through Advancing Inn...

By J. Conditt,   04.30.15
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03.15.15
Ultrasound helps destroy Alzheimer's-causing plaque in mice
03.15.15

Ultrasound helps destroy Alzheimer's-causing plaque in mice

Alzheimer's is a degenerative disease often characterized by severe memory loss, and even though i...

By J. Conditt,   03.15.15
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02.25.15
Mind-controlled drones promise a future of hands-free flying
02.25.15

Mind-controlled drones promise a future of hands-free flying

There have been tentative steps into thought-controlled drones in the past, but Tekever and a team...

By J. Fingas,   02.25.15
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01.27.15
Your brain can be conned into believing you committed a crime
01.27.15

Your brain can be conned into believing you committed a crime

How much do you trust your brain? We're asking, because a new study published in Psychological Sci...

By M. Moon,   01.27.15
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01.26.15
Flexible fiber implants treat your brain without hurting it
01.26.15

Flexible fiber implants treat your brain without hurting it

Brain implants are limited right now -- they typically measure just one thing at a time, and their...

By J. Fingas,   01.26.15
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12.29.14
Scientists show how you can restore lost memories
12.29.14

Scientists show how you can restore lost memories

It's scary to lose memories, especially in the early phases of diseases like Alzheimer's -- you're...

By J. Fingas,   12.29.14
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12.24.14
Your smartphone is changing the way your fingers work
12.24.14

Your smartphone is changing the way your fingers work

Your smartphone is changing more than just your habits -- it's changing the way your hands work, t...

By J. Fingas,   12.24.14
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