Flexible Microprobe for Studying Neural Networks

August 16, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

Photograph of a small capsule supporting the neural probe, with a closeup of the microfiber tip
From nanoengineers at the University of California-San [MORE]

Ionic Communications for Implantables

June 28, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

Ionic communication for implantable bioelectronics
“Here, we [electrical engineers at Columbia University] introduce ionic communication (IC) that uses ions to effectively [MORE]

Charting Brain Growth over a Lifetime

June 28, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

World-first massive MRI study charts brain changes from birth to death
“To create a series of charts tracking average brain development [MORE]

microRNAs: How to Tell Your Friends from the Apes

May 24, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

Student researchers discover genes unique to humans in search for source of our evolutionary distinctiveness
“Using computational tools, the team [from [MORE]

A “Wearable” for Non-Invasive Brain Imaging

April 5, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

Non-invasive optical brain imaging
“Kernel, a medtech company based in California [Culver City, Los Angeles] has developed the Kernel Flow, a [MORE]

Ultralow-Field MRI Imaging

April 5, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

Ultralow-field MRI scanner
“A compact ultralow-field (ULF) brain MRI scanner that does not require magnetic or radiofrequency shielding and is acoustically [MORE]

New Brain Signal Sensor

April 5, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

Human brain signals in record-breaking resolution
“A new array of brain sensors can record electrical signals directly from the surface of [MORE]

Methylation of the Brain’s Residential Immune Cells

March 15, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

Cryopreserved microglial cells
From neuroscientists at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai: “We found that human microglial cells have [MORE]

“Hello World,” from an ALS Patient Using a Neuroprosthetic

March 15, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

Synchron Stentrode brain computer interface
“Philip O’Keefe, a 62-year-old amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) patient in Australia recently became the first person [MORE]

Seeing Synapses at Work

March 8, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

Visualizing synaptic plasticity
“We [neuroscientists and engineers at Johns Hopkins] have developed a suite of innovative methodologies that break through these [MORE]

Improving Brain Scans

March 8, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

Funky Helmet Enhances MRI Brain Scans
“A team of engineers and radiologists at Boston University created a helmet that can dramatically [MORE]

AI and Electrical Brain Stimulation Enhances Mental Function

January 4, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

Researchers boost human mental function with brain stimulation
While gene therapists and ethicists wrestle over mental enhancement, researchers at the University [MORE]

Modeling ALS w/Frontotemporal Dementia in a Brain Organoid

December 21, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Lab-grown mini brains for neurodegenerative disease
Neuroscientists at the University of Cambridge report “the development of a cerebral organoid slice model [MORE]

Neural Interface and Microfluidics Device

December 7, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Flexible neural interface  and microfluidic device
“We [South Korean robotic engineers] fabricated a microfluidic interconnection cable (µFIC) and integrated it with [MORE]