Google and Harvard map brain connections in unprecedented detail

Posted in Medicine, Science, Software on 6th Jun, 2021
by Alex Muller

The human brain is the most ridiculously complex computer that’s ever existed, and mapping this dense tangle of neurons, synapses and other cells is nigh on impossible. But engineers at Google and Harvard have given it the best shot yet, producing a browsable, searchable 3D map of a small section of human cerebral cortex.

Brain Implant Turns Thoughts Into Text With 90 Percent Accuracy

Posted in Medicine, Reviews, Software on 4th Jun, 2021
by Alex Muller

An amazing study illustrating another solid link between neuroscience and AI

Changes noticeable in Brain fluid that are detectable years before Alzheimer's symptoms arise

Posted in Medicine on 11th Feb, 2021
by Alex Muller

A potential means to identify the earliest mechanisms occurring among APOE4 gene carriers that might contribute to Alzheimer's disease before people develop memory problems.

Coma Patients' Brains Jump-Started With Ultrasound

Posted in Medicine, Reviews on 29th Jan, 2021
by Alex Muller

"This is what we hoped for, but it is stunning to see it with your own eyes. Seeing two of our three patients who had been in a chronic condition improve very significantly within days of the treatment is an extremely promising result."

Machine learning Ai used to Predict Alzheimer's before symptoms develop

Posted in Medicine, Software on 23rd Oct, 2020
by Alex Muller

“One day, doctors might be able to use speech and blood tests in conjunction with each other, leveraging AI to help them predict the risk of Alzheimer’s disease and laying the groundwork for preventative measures.”