Neurology

11.23.18
Brain implant lets paralyzed people turn thoughts into text
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Brain implant lets paralyzed people turn thoughts into text

Participants sent texts, streamed music and browsed the web on unmodified devices.

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11.17.15
LED implants could ease your pain
11.17.15

LED implants could ease your pain

You may one day turn off your pain by turning on tiny lights in your skin.

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11.10.15
Doctor dubbed 'the father of cyborgs' tested implants in his own brain
11.10.15

Doctor dubbed 'the father of cyborgs' tested implants in his own brain

Would you go under the knife in the name of science?

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05.14.15
Doctors find a way to deliver drugs straight to your brain
05.14.15

Doctors find a way to deliver drugs straight to your brain

The blood-brain barrier (BBB) is a marvelous piece of evolutionary engineering designed to keep th...

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04.09.15
Rat brains are basically wired up like miniature internets
04.09.15

Rat brains are basically wired up like miniature internets

Drawing on forty years of peer-reviewed research, a team of researchers from the University of Sou...

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05.19.14
MIT can map the activity of every neuron in an animal's brain
05.19.14

MIT can map the activity of every neuron in an animal's brain

Scientists have long yearned for a neuron-by-neuron illustration of brain activity; get that and y...

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05.17.12
Mind-operated robot arm helps paralyzed woman have her cup o' joe (video)
05.17.12

Mind-operated robot arm helps paralyzed woman have her cup o' joe (video)

Researchers at the Braingate2 consortium have made a breakthrough that allows people with spinal c...

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12.07.11
FCC grants radio spectrum to muscle-stimulating wireless devices for paralysis patients
12.07.11

FCC grants radio spectrum to muscle-stimulating wireless devices for paralysis patients

The medical community is all smiles today, because the FCC has decided to allocate a chunk of radio...

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