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Helicopter Controlled By Your Thoughts
2012-11-26 05:56:26

Want to get your kids the coolest Christmas present ever? One California-based company is producing a toy helicopter controlled completely by thought -- and, yes, it is currently on track for December delivery.

3-D "Light Switch" To Better Understand How The Brain Works
2012-11-19 15:04:38

New device for delivering light to individual neurons could one day help treat Parkinson's disease, epilepsy; aid understanding of consciousness, how memories form

Motivation Pathways In The Brain Can Fail And Cause Depression
2012-11-19 06:37:26

Researchers have isolated the neurons responsible for determining whether or not exerting effort in order to complete a task is worth the energy -- a discovery which could help medical professionals better deal with depression and other brain-related disorders.

Brain Waves Translated Into Music
2012-11-15 21:48:46

Chinese researchers have developed a method to transform brain waves into music that closely resembles something a human composer would write.

2012-11-12 12:34:32

A thin, flexible electrode developed at the University of Michigan is 10 times smaller than the nearest competition and could make long-term measurements of neural activity practical at last.

Rhesus Monkeys Used To Test Cybernetic Implant
2012-09-17 04:21:13

Scientists are developing an implant that can allow them to manipulate the neural activity of rhesus monkeys, allowing them to help regain lost decision-making processes.


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