NeuroTech

Rocks, Paper or Scissors? Electrodes Implanted in the Brain Can Read Which Hand Signs You Intend to Make

Scientists are using the parlor game Rocks-Paper-Scissors (and its extended version, Rocks-Paper-Scissors...

New Kind of Brain Imaging Could Help Locate Hard-to-Find Seizure Spots

Scientists have come up with an idea for a new type of brain scan to hone in on the region causing seizures...

Meet the Scientists Who Want to Understand Your Brain and Manipulate Your Memories

In recent years scientists have gained the ability to identify where memories are registered in the brains...

You Don't Have to Be a Scientist to Own a Proper EEG Headset

Anyone can buy a telescope to observe space and sometimes even make discoveries, so it's a no-brainer...

Coding Ethics: How to Teach Robots to Be Good

Science fiction grandmaster Isaac Asimov's most famous legacy to the world may be his Three Laws of Robotics...

Neuroscience on a Budget

Controlling live insects with a smartphone, or moving the arm of one person using nerve signals of another...

Scientists Connect 2 Brains to Play “20 Questions”

Human brains can now be linked well enough for two people to play guessing games without speaking to...

It Took 3000 Years Before We Finally Got Mind-Controlled Arms

The past decade has witnessed immense progress in the field of robotic limbs—the first few people to...

Scientists Use Sound Waves to Control Neurons in a Worm

Scientists have developed a new way to control individual neurons of a nematode using ultrasonic waves...

Light at the End of the Scalpel

In 2004, Dr. Richard Ellenbogen spent almost 20 hours operating on a 17-year-old girl with a brain tumor...

'Mind Control' Might Be Our Best Bet to Understand the Brain

In 1979, Nobel Laureate Francis Crick — one of the discoverers of the structure of DNA — floated a futuristic...

Scientists Can Now Film the Entire Nervous System of a Fruit Fly Larva in Real Time

Imagine a magical video in which each pixel is switching on and off in mysterious synchrony with other...

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