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Deep brain imaging through surgical needle and laser light

Article Source:  University of Utah

Abstract: Making use of an inexpensive micro-thin surgical needle and laser light, engineers have discovered a minimally invasive and inexpensive way to take high-resolution pictures of an animal brain, a process that also could lead to a much less invasive method for humans. 577 more words

Mind & Brain

Exponential Growth Will Transform Humanity in the Next 30 Years

February 25, 2017

By Peter Diamantis

As we close out 2016, if you’ll allow me, I’d like to take a risk and venture into a topic I’m personally compelled to think about… a topic that will seem far out to most readers. 1,201 more words


We might live in a computer program, but it may not matter

December 18, 2016

By Philip Ball

Are you real? What about me?

These used to be questions that only philosophers worried about. Scientists just got on with figuring out how the world is, and why. 423 more words

Computer Science

IBM is one step closer to mimicking the human brain

September 24, 2016

Scientists at IBM have claimed a computational breakthrough after imitating large populations of neurons for the first time.

Neurons are electrically excitable cells that process and transmit information in our brains through electrical and chemical signals. 590 more words

Computer Science

Pre and post testing show reversal of memory loss from Alzheimer's disease in 10 patients

June 28, 2016

Results from quantitative MRI and neuropsychological testing show unprecedented improvements in ten patients with early Alzheimer’s disease (AD) or its precursors following treatment with a programmatic and personalized therapy. 946 more words

Mind & Brain