Neurons

12.31.15
Watch a worm's brain light up as it plots its next move
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Watch a worm's brain light up as it plots its next move

For the first time, you can see full brain function down to the neuron in a freely moving animal.

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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...

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12.12.14
The Big Picture: a closer look at live rodent nerve cells
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The Big Picture: a closer look at live rodent nerve cells

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08.05.14
Scientists create fully-functional brain neurons from mouse skin cells
08.05.14

Scientists create fully-functional brain neurons from mouse skin cells

It's a good excuse to shoehorn Pinky and the Brain on to the site, but scientists have managed to...

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06.18.12
Intel designs neuromorphic chip concept, our android clones are one step closer
06.18.12

Intel designs neuromorphic chip concept, our android clones are one step closer

Most neurochip projects have been designed around melding the brain and technology in the most lit...

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DNA-based artificial neural network is a primitive brain in a test tube (video)
07.30.11

DNA-based artificial neural network is a primitive brain in a test tube (video)

Many simpler forms of life on this planet, including some of our earliest ancestors, don't have p...

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04.25.11
Researchers build synthetic synapse circuit, prosthetic brains still decades away
04.25.11

Researchers build synthetic synapse circuit, prosthetic brains still decades away

Building a franken-brain has long been a holy grail of sorts for scientists, but now a team of engi...

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01.28.11
New research suggests our brains delete information at an 'extraordinarily high' rate
01.28.11

New research suggests our brains delete information at an 'extraordinarily high' rate

The mysteries of the brain may be virtually endless, but a team of researchers from two institutes...

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