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Designs on a high-performance motor BCI

Originally posted May 30, 2018

Jennifer Collinger and her crew are quantifying instability in intracortical recordings

Physics World

Bioelectronic Medicine


If muscle contraction is the result of having lots of calcium ions (i.e., Ca2+ influx into axon terminals of motor neurons such that acetylcholine can be released from the motor neuron to allow action potentials to be generated in the muscle cells to result in muscle contraction), shouldn’t meat contain the highest source of usable calcium?  75 more words


Visions and Insights in Biology: Electrical Signaling and Counting in Plants

A colleague of mine, a plant physiologist and biochemist, a member of the National Academy of Sciences, was a professor at Cornell, a connoisseur of music and art, and an amateur violinist. 378 more words