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Wearable Magnetoencephalography (MEG)

June 19, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Wearable Brain Scanner New MEG Helmet
Magnetoencephalography is a technology that measures electrical transmission within the brain based on tiny (i.e. [MORE]

A Highly Accurate Stroke Detector

June 12, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Cerebrotech Visor
Even within the so-called “golden hour,” stroke detection currently gets low marks. But a California company claims to have [MORE]

Memory Enhancing Brain Prosthetic

June 12, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Memory Stimulation Brain Implant
At Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center epilepsy treatments include implanting electrodes in the brain which can stimulate [MORE]

Concussion Diagnosis: MicroRNAs in Saliva

April 10, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Concussion
“Researchers [at Penn State Health Children’s Hospital] identified five microRNA molecules which “accurately identify” patients with concussion symptoms. Three of [MORE]

Brain Delivery of Drugs with Ultrathin Needle

March 27, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Ultrathin Needle Delivers Medication to Brain
Quoting directly: “Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers have devised a miniaturized system that can deliver [MORE]

An Artificial Synapse for “Brain-on-a-Chip” Device

March 13, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Artificial Synapse Researchers Tan, Kim, Choi
Quoting directly: “. . . engineers at MIT have designed an artificial synapse in such [MORE]

Monitoring Neuronal Connections

March 13, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

TRACK
This story should be a companion piece to the one above: Caltech engineers have developed a “transneuronal control of transcription” [MORE]

LLNL’ Brain Chip

February 20, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Brain-on-a-Chip
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory is best known for developing advanced technologies for national security (i.e. nuclear weapons). But actually, it [MORE]

Allen Institute for Brain Research Opens It’s Cell Type Database to Researchers

December 19, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Human Brain Tissue
The human brain is made up of some 86 billion neurons and sorting them into “types” is akin [MORE]

A Better Way to Make Organic Bioelectronics

November 21, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Organic Bioelectronics
Most of today’s neural implants are made of metal. They have good conductivity between electrodes and neurons, but risk [MORE]

RNA Sequencing with a Microfluidics Device

October 17, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Single Cell RNA Sequencing
In order to map a brain, investigators have to show different cells types, and differences in each [MORE]

Million Electrode Array for Brain-Computer Interface

September 12, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Brain Electrode
Under DARPA’s Neural Engineering Systems Design Program, engineers at Columbia University have developed a high density electrode array that’s [MORE]

Mind-Reading Machine

August 15, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Brain Activation Patterns Identify Thoughts
Here’s a conundrum to consider: does a comatose person have a privacy right to their thoughts? [MORE]

New Progress with Antisense Oligonucleotides

June 6, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Reversing Ataxia in Mice
Ataxia, in its most severe form and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis share the same symptoms of life-threatening, deteriorating [MORE]