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2014-07-16 23:01:50

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory researchers recently received funding to develop neural implant technology capable of recording brain signals to to better understand how the brain works during memory retrieval. Livermore, California (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Livermore scientists are developing electrode array technology for monitoring brain activity as part of a collaborative research project with UC San Francisco to better understand how the neural circuitry of the brain works during...

human brain project
2014-07-08 07:22:31

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online It has been called the most ambitious neuroscience project ever attempted, but a proposed 10-year, $1.6 billion initiative designed to develop technology capable of simulating a person’s brain is now facing a possible boycott from scientists over concerns the project is too expensive and has too narrow a focus. When it was originally announced in October 2013, the Human Brain Project was described as an attempt to create a new...

2014-06-11 23:11:43

The article published in AIMS Neuroscience explains how cortical microcircuitry is conducive to column formation. The column is the information bit proposed in the Dimensional Systems Model as the basis for learning and memory. Greenville, SC (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 Clinical neuropsychologist Robert A. Moss, Ph.D., FACPN, FAACP, and cognitive psychologist Jarrod Moss, Ph.D., are the authors of an article on cortical columns in the explanation of gamma-band synchrony and NMDA receptors in...

2014-05-29 04:23:07

YEREVAN, Armenia, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IT Researches [http://itresearches.com ] is pleased to announce the official opening of its new office in Yerevan, the firm's 96th office outside UK and the first to be opened in Armenia. The firm made the strategic decision to open an office in Yerevan to deepen its long-running relationships with local companies and to tap into the country's rapid economic development. "In addition to adding a new office to our network,...

Neural Networks Imitate Intelligence Of Biological Brains
2014-05-16 03:16:13

National Science Foundation For every thought or behavior, the brain erupts in a riot of activity, as thousands of cells communicate via electrical and chemical signals. Each nerve cell influences others within an intricate, interconnected neural network. And connections between brain cells change over time in response to our environment. Despite supercomputer advances, the human brain remains the most flexible, efficient information processing device in the world. Its exceptional...

neurogrid
2014-04-29 06:59:26

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Since their inception to the present day, computers have been getting smaller and faster. We now even carry smartphones in our pockets that can do more than the room sized supercomputers of past decades. Despite this, the very best personal computer (PC) available today runs slower and consumes more energy than the human brain. For that matter, a PC simulation of a mouse's brain functions runs 9,000 times slower than the actual mouse's...

Google Reveals New Program That Can Solve reCAPTCHAs
2014-04-17 13:30:39

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Ever get frustrated trying to determine what the heck a reCAPTCHA says just so you can post to a comment section of a message board? Well, a newly-developed computerized vision system from Google has been able to solve distorted-text reCAPTCHAs with 99 percent accuracy – a development which could make the bot-sniffing security measure obsolete in its current form. In a blog post on the technology, Google said its new vision system...

Brain's Inner Workings Revealed In Two New Nature Papers
2014-04-03 05:08:55

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online On the one-year anniversary of the formation of the BRAIN Initiative, researchers from the Allen Institute for Brain Science announced the publication of two new scientific papers: one detailing the creation of a high-resolution blueprint of a prenatal human mind, and another showing the wiring of a mouse brain. The 10 year, $100 million BRAIN (Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies) initiative was launched...

2014-04-02 23:23:43

Grant Is First Science Award from Microsoft’s VM Depot Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 TCG announced today that Microsoft Research has awarded a grant for the Neuroimaging Informatics Tools and Resources Clearinghouse (NITRC) project to provide enhanced services downloadable from Microsoft’s Virtual Machine Depot. NITRC is an award-winning, user-friendly collaboration environment for the neuroinformatics community, giving neuroinformatics researchers around the world easy access...

2014-04-02 23:00:38

Ipselex, a secretive Hong Kong artificial intelligence company, today announced the launch of its web platform. The platform offers API-like access to a brain in the cloud that has taught itself to understand and make predictions about patents and patent applications. Hong Kong, Hong Kong (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Ipselex, until now a secretive Hong Kong artificial intelligence company, today announced the launch of its web platform. The platform offers API-like access to a brain in the...


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