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Brain-Computer Interface Advances Improve Prosthetics, Therapies

Nov. 6, 2018 — Advances in connecting neural stimulation to physical control of the body are transforming the development of prosthetics and therapeutic training for people with disabilities, according to new ... read more

May 29, 2018 — Researchers have simulated neural activity based on the unique structural architecture of individual brain tumor patients using a platform called The Virtual Brain. The findings are a first step ... read more

New Computational Tool Could Help Optimize Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease

May 24, 2018 — Scientists have developed a novel computational approach that incorporates individual patients' brain activity to calculate optimal, personalized brain stimulation treatment for Alzheimer's ... read more

Personalizing Therapeutic Brain Stimulation

May 21, 2018 — A study of epilepsy patients with implanted electrodes provides an unprecedented view of the changes in brain activity created by electrical stimulation. These findings have the potential to improve ... read more

Brain-Computer Interface Based on Mutual Learning Helps Tetraplegics in Avatar Race

May 10, 2018 — Brain-computer interfaces (BCIs) are seen as a potential means by which severely physically impaired individuals can regain control of their environment, but establishing such an interface is not ... read more

Identity of Brain Stem Cells Clarified

May 4, 2018 — The human nervous system is a complex structure that sends electrical signals from the brain to the rest of the body, enabling us to move and think. Unfortunately, when brain cells are damaged by ... read more

Dissecting Artificial Intelligence to Better Understand the Human Brain

Mar. 25, 2018 — In the natural world, intelligence takes many forms. It could be a bat using echolocation to expertly navigate in the dark, or an octopus adapting its behavior to survive in the deep ocean. Likewise, ... read more

New Method Manages and Stores Data from Millions of Nerve Cells -- In Real Time

Mar. 19, 2018 — Recent developments in neuroscience set high requirements for sophisticated data management, not least when implantable Brain Machine Interfaces are used to establish electronic communication between ... read more

Mar. 5, 2018 — Scientists have developed new technology for long-term stable neural recording. It is based on a novel elastic material composite, which is biocompatible and retains high electrical conductivity even ... read more

Potential Brain-Machine Interface for Hand Paralysis

Jan. 15, 2018 — A brain-machine interface that combines brain stimulation with a robotic device controlling hand movement increases the output of pathways connecting the brain and spinal cord, according to a study ... read more

Researchers Use WWII Code-Breaking Techniques to Interpret Brain Data

Dec. 13, 2017 — A team of researchers has used cryptographic techniques to decode the activity of motor neurons. Their approach has allowed them to predict, from brain data, and with only generic knowledge of ... read more

Dec. 7, 2017 — Finding ways to get around those broken networks in the brain is an important area of research for those seeking to develop treatment interventions. Now researchers are showing in monkeys that ... read more

Electrical Stimulation in Brain Bypasses Senses, Instructs Movement

Dec. 7, 2017 — The brain's complex network of neurons enables us to interpret and effortlessly navigate and interact with the world around us. But when these links are damaged due to injury or stroke, critical ... read more

Brain Activity Mapped to Improve Prosthetic Design

Nov. 30, 2017 — High-tech prosthetics allow amputees to engage more fully in everyday life, even to compete in sporting events. Researchers have demonstrated how brain activity is used to identify different terrains ... read more

Nov. 27, 2017 — Neuroscientists have shown how amputees can learn to control a robotic arm through electrodes implanted in the brain. The research details changes that take place in both sides of the brain used to ... read more

Experts Call for Ethics Rules to Protect Privacy, Free Will, as Brain Implants Advance

Nov. 13, 2017 — Neuroscientists call for ethical guidelines to cover the evolving use of computer hardware and software to enhance or restore human ... read more

Oct. 31, 2017 — Using an innovative "NeuroGrid" technology, scientists showed that sleep boosts communication between two brain regions whose connection is critical for the formation of memories. The work ... read more

Move Towards 'Holy Grail' of Computing by Creation of Brain-Like Photonic Microchips

Sep. 27, 2017 — Scientists have made a crucial step towards unlocking the 'holy grail' of computing -- microchips that mimic the way the human brain works to store and process ... read more

Sep. 11, 2017 — A new brain-computer interface application that allows music to be composed by the power of thought has now been developed by ... read more

Stroke Patient Improvement With a Brain-Computer Interface

Aug. 30, 2017 — It is possible for stroke patients to improve motor function using special training involving connecting brain signals with a computer, research ... read more

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