Latest Neural engineering Stories
New device for delivering light to individual neurons could one day help treat Parkinson's disease, epilepsy; aid understanding of consciousness, how memories form
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.
Research results reported in Restorative Neurology and Neuroscience
The same technology currently used to help stimulate parts of the brain and help stroke, dementia, and depression patients could be adapted to create weapons that can be fired with a single thought and other non-medical purposes.
A hard probe inserted in the cerebral cortex of a rat model turns nearly as pliable as the surrounding gray matter in minutes, and induces less of the tough scarring that walls off hard probes that do not change.
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