Neurons from stem cells replace damaged neurons, precisely rewiring into the brain

Posted in Science on 30th Oct, 2016
by Alex Muller

The transplanted neurons were fully integrated in the brain, showing functional properties indistinguishable from the original neurons.

Scientists build artificial neurons able to communicate with organic neurons

Posted in Hardware on 26th Jun, 2015
by Alex Muller

This artificial neuron is capable of mimicking the function of a human nerve and communicate the way as our own neurons do.

Self-repairing mechanism helps to preserve brain function in neurodegenerative diseases

Posted in Medicine on 22nd Jun, 2014
by Alex Muller

Creating new neurons can help to preserve brain function in neurodegenerative diseases.

Experimental Surgery Aims to Revive a Paralyzed Limb

Posted in Medicine on 15th Jan, 2014
by Alex Muller

A paralyzed man will receive experimental surgery connecting a brain chip to systems that activate muscles in his arm.

A good book can rewire your brain

Posted in Science on 31st Dec, 2013
by Alex Muller

When we immerse ourselves into a work of fiction, lingering changes occur in the connectivity of our brains.