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June 9, 2015 — Engineers seeking to improve helmet design for the nation's troops test how concussive explosions affect the brain's blood vessels. They discover that the interface between blood vessels ... read more

May 13, 2015 — Supercomputing resources at an American lab will support a new initiative designed to advance how scientists digitally reconstruct and analyze individual neurons in the human brain. Mapping the ... read more

Novel Computer Intelligence System for Acute Stroke Detection

May 12, 2015 — Medical researchers have developed a novel computer-aided detection system for acute stroke using computer intelligence technology. The detection accuracy is 90%, which is as high as that conducted ... read more

Apr. 6, 2015 — A team researchers used a promising new material to build more functional memristors, bringing us closer to brain-like computing. Both academic and industrial laboratories are working to develop ... read more

Mar. 31, 2015 — Medical researchers have created an algorithm that allowed a man to grasp a bottle and other objects with a prosthetic hand, powered only by his ... read more

Mar. 30, 2015 — Neuroscientists are taking inspiration from natural motor control to design new prosthetic devices that can better replace limb function. Researchers have tested a range of brain-controlled devices ... read more

Mar. 19, 2015 — Since Quantum Games came online as a citizen science project to help scientists develop a quantum computer, the game has been played 400,000 times, making it possible for researchers to discover a ... read more

Mar. 18, 2015 — An electrical and computer engineer is taking a cue from nature to devise the next generation of integrated low-power, wearable ... read more

Mar. 10, 2015 — Computers that function like the human brain could soon become a reality thanks to new research using optical fibers made of speciality glass. The research has the potential to allow faster and ... read more

Feb. 24, 2015 — Three Austrian men have become the first in the world to undergo a new technique called "bionic reconstruction", enabling them to use a robotic prosthetic hand controlled by their mind, ... read more

Complex Environments Push 'Brain' Evolution

Jan. 29, 2015 — Little animations trying to master a computer game are teaching neuroscience researchers how the brain evolves when faced with difficult tasks. Neuroscientists have programmed animated critters that ... read more

Jan. 15, 2015 — A quantum network requires efficient interfaces over which information can be transferred from matter to light and back. Physicists now show how this information transfer can be optimized by taking ... read more

Dec. 18, 2014 — For decades, neuroscientists have been trying to design computer networks that can mimic visual skills such as recognizing objects, which the human brain does very accurately and quickly. Until now, ... read more

Dec. 17, 2014 — A Colorado man made history this summer when he became the first bilateral shoulder-level amputee to wear and simultaneously control two modular prosthetic limbs. Most importantly, the patient, who ... read more

Dec. 16, 2014 — A paralyzed woman who controlled a robotic arm using just her thoughts has taken another step towards restoring her natural movements by controlling the arm with a range of complex hand ... read more

Dec. 16, 2014 — Using an innovative technique combining genetic analysis and mathematical modeling with some basic sleuthing, researchers have identified previously undescribed microlesions in brain tissue from ... read more

Dec. 10, 2014 — Touch can be a subtle sense, but it communicates quickly whether something in our hands is slipping, for example, so we can tighten our grip. For the first time, scientists report the development of ... read more

Computers That Teach by Example: New Computer System Enables Pattern-Recognition Systems to Convey What They Learn to Humans

Dec. 5, 2014 — Computers are good at identifying patterns in huge data sets. Humans, by contrast, are good at inferring patterns from just a few examples. Researchers have developed a new system that bridges these ... read more

Blood Brain Barrier on a Chip Could Stand in for Children in Pediatric Brain Research

Dec. 5, 2014 — Bioengineering researchers have come up with an experimental workaround -- a synthetic pediatric blood-brain barrier on a small chip -- and have tested it successfully using rat brain endothelial ... read more

Dec. 4, 2014 — New research enables powered prosthetics to dynamically respond to the wearer’s environment and help amputees walk. Wearers of the robotic leg could walk on a treadmill almost as fast as an ... read more

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