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Are Brain Organoids Accurate Models?

March 3, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Human brain organoid
“. . . [A] stem cell biologist at the University of California, San Francisco, and his team demonstrate [MORE]

An Injectable Neural Stimulation Electrode

February 25, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Kip Ludwig holds syringe with injectrode
Neuromoduation, via electrical stimulation, is a technique for treating seizures, chronic pain, depression, and opioid [MORE]

Smaller, Lighter, Cheaper: Portable MRI

February 18, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Prototype portable MR
This piece mostly is business-related about a Guilford, CT company, Hyperfine, which is developing small, portable MRI machines.  [MORE]

MRI Imaging of the Aging Brain’s Molecular Content

January 21, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Aging brain has molecular changes
Scientists at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have shown a process for profiling molecular changes in [MORE]

Robotic Catheter for Clearing Brain Clots

December 24, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Robotic guidewire to clear brain clots
“Engineers at MIT have now developed a steerable guidewire that responds to a magnetic field [MORE]

Creating a “Parts List” for Brain Research

December 17, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Scientists find differences between human and mouse brain cells
Research neurologists have identified 75 cell types that exist in the cortex [MORE]

New Light in Neuroimaging

December 3, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Optical functional imaging of brain oxygen
Collaborators at the University of Birmingham (UK) and the University of Washington medical school have [MORE]

Smartphone to Brain Implant to Neural Circuits

December 3, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Tiny implant in brain can control neural circuits
In a step toward automated animal studies, engineers at the Korean Advanced Institute [MORE]

“BrainNet” Links Three Minds to One Problem

October 15, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Gaming through brainwaves
This piece might recall the old saw that a camel is a horse designed by a committee.  Researchers [MORE]

Graphene Microflakes to Stop Seizures

August 20, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Graphene flakes mitigate seizures
This piece mainly suggests what might be done for brain disorders in the future rather than what [MORE]

A Fingerstick Blood Test for Stroke

April 23, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Nicholas Dale PhD holding SMARTChip biosensor
Hospitals refer to “the golden hour” for effectively treating stroke victims; reflecting that for every [MORE]

Listening to the Brain with a Graphene Sensor

April 9, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Graphene-based transistor neural probe
“Graphene Flagship,” a consortium of 150 research groups, headquartered Chalmers University of Technology (Gothenburg, Sweden), has developed [MORE]

Detecting and Preventing Seizures with a Wireless Brain Pacemaker

February 19, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Autonomous closed loop neurostimulator
“UC Berkeley researchers have developed a wireless, autonomous, closed-loop neurostimulator that sits outside the head, monitoring electrical [MORE]

Functional Lab-Grown Brain Organoids

February 12, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

 
Slice of brain organoid
UCSD neuroscientists have grown stem cells into tissue resembling the brain’s cortex.  Further, those “organoids” display EEG [MORE]