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How Neural Organization Develops in an Infant

February 21, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

fMRI
Infants, younger than four months, have multipurpose brains that have not yet specialized in processing information such as facial recognition. [MORE]

Watching Memory as It Happens

January 3, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Neuronal Activity
Brain mapping has brought forward several big science projects around the world which all have the same goal—i.e. to [MORE]

Looking through the “Golden Window,” Deep inside the Brain

December 15, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

 
PET Image Golden WIndow
A biomedical engineer at the City College of New York’s Institute for Ultrafast Spectroscopy and Lasers has [MORE]

Sleep, Memory and Beta-Amyloid

September 8, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Brain with Beta-Amyloid (right)
Sleep is healthful. Indeed, poor sleep quality may be an early sign of cardiovascular disease, cancer, and [MORE]

Implantable Microscope for Brain Exploration

June 2, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Laser Scanning Microscope
Neuroscientists at the University of Colorado’s medical campus in Denver have built a prototype of a tiny implantable [MORE]

A Smarter Neural Implant

April 21, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Multi Function Fiber
Neurons depend upon chemical and electrical signaling simultaneously; so, a smarter neural implant would do the same. To [MORE]

Detecting Stroke with a Smartphone

April 21, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Samsung Developing Wearable Sensor for Stroke Detection
Imagine this: your eyeglasses have sensors that fit snug to the temples and are [MORE]

Seeing Neurons as They Work

April 7, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

CaMPARI Fluorescence in a Larval Zebrafish
Calcium-sensitive fluorescent molecules have allowed researchers to see neuronal activity for some time, but mainly [MORE]

Neuroprosthetic for the Central Nervous System

March 10, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Neuroprosthetics
In a great example of interdisciplinary collaboration, bioengineers in Lausanne, Switzerland have developed a brain or spinal cord prosthetic that [MORE]

Pediatric Blood-Brain Barrier Chip

February 3, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Brain-on-a-Chip
The naturally-occurring blood-brain barrier is a mesh of capillaries within which endothelial cells are spaced so tightly that they form [MORE]

Max Planck in Florida

January 22, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

Sometime this year, construction and furnishing of the Max Planck Institute for Neuroscience will be completed in Jupiter, FL—the [MORE]

“Brain Reading”

February 21, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

Brain Research
This piece describes research at UCLA’s Laboratory of Integrative Neuroimaging aimed at understanding and treating smoking addiction.  Investigators [MORE]

More Horsepower for Molecular Imaging

May 3, 2011 | | Posted in Newsletter

Last month, four of the UK’s leading research institutions-the Medical Research Council, Imperial College London, King’s College London, and [MORE]

Advances in Brain-Machine Interface

April 26, 2011 | | Posted in Newsletter

Brain Computer Interface
“Shared Control” is the concept that drives brain-computer interfaces.  With a neuro-prosthetic arm, for instance, movement is [MORE]