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Brain
Injectable “Glue” Helps Heal Traumatic Brain Injury in Rats
Traumatic Brain Injury
Brain
Injectable “Glue” Helps Heal Traumatic Brain Injury in Rats
By injecting a “brain glue” into rats, researchers were able to speed up their recovery after a traumatic brain injury.
April 10, 2021

By injecting a “brain glue” into rats, researchers were able to speed up their recovery after a traumatic brain injury.

The Brain
Deep Brain Stimulation: Explained
deep brain stimulation
The Brain
Deep Brain Stimulation: Explained
Deep brain stimulation is being studied as a treatment for any number of neurological and psychological conditions. But what is it, exactly?
April 3, 2021

Deep brain stimulation is being studied as a treatment for any number of neurological and psychological conditions. But what is it, exactly?

Neuroscience
Wireless Brain-Computer Interface Moves Out of the Lab
wireless brain-computer interface
Neuroscience
Wireless Brain-Computer Interface Moves Out of the Lab
A new wireless brain-computer interface was able to record and transmit brain signals as effectively as the “gold standard” wired systems.
April 3, 2021

A new wireless brain-computer interface was able to record and transmit brain signals as effectively as the “gold standard” wired systems.

Neuroscience
AI Uses Sound Waves to Read the Minds of Monkeys
map brain activity
Neuroscience
AI Uses Sound Waves to Read the Minds of Monkeys
Functional ultrasound tech can be used to map the brain activity of monkeys, suggesting it might be useful for future brain-machine interfaces.
March 28, 2021

Functional ultrasound tech can be used to map the brain activity of monkeys, suggesting it might be useful for future brain-machine interfaces.

The Brain
Researchers Have Built a Mini-Lab for Mini-Brains
brain organoids
The Brain
Researchers Have Built a Mini-Lab for Mini-Brains
Researchers have created a “tiny machine” to better study brain organoids, clumps of stem cells that simulate the brain.
March 27, 2021

Researchers have created a “tiny machine” to better study brain organoids, clumps of stem cells that simulate the brain.

The Brain
Brain Mapping: Explained
brain mapping
The Brain
Brain Mapping: Explained
The brain is a difficult place to work. How can brain mapping help open the black box between your ears?
February 13, 2021

The brain is a difficult place to work. How can brain mapping help open the black box between your ears?

Citizen Science
Help Scientists Figure Out Whether Brain Training Apps Work
brain training
Citizen Science
Help Scientists Figure Out Whether Brain Training Apps Work
To figure out how people might benefit from brain training apps, researchers are looking for 30,000 volunteers willing to play brain games science.
September 27, 2020

To figure out how people might benefit from brain training apps, researchers are looking for 30,000 volunteers willing to play brain games science.

Neuroscience
New Brain Implant Reads Minds From Inside a Blood Vessel
neural interface
Neuroscience
New Brain Implant Reads Minds From Inside a Blood Vessel
A first-of-its-kind neural interface called the Stentrode sits in a blood vessel in the brain, picking up signals it can wirelessly transmit to a computer.
September 12, 2020

A first-of-its-kind neural interface called the Stentrode sits in a blood vessel in the brain, picking up signals it can wirelessly transmit to a computer.