Scientists develop thought-controlled gene switch

Posted in Medicine on 11th Nov, 2014
by Alex Muller

Genes can be switched on using the power of thought, a study reports.

A brain decoder that could read your inner thoughts

Posted in Hardware on 3rd Nov, 2014
by Alex Muller

Scientists have figured out how to read the words of our inner monologue, a finding that could help people who cannot physically speak to communicate with the world.

Chip in paralyzed man's brain lets him move his own hand

Posted in Science on 28th Jun, 2014
by Alex Muller

Although the power of thought has been used in the past to move artificial limbs, this is the first time that a quadriplegic has been able to move one of his own.

Scientists Selectively Erase And Restore Memories

Posted in Medicine on 7th Jun, 2014
by Alex Muller

In a groundbreaking study, researchers erased and then reactivated memories by stimulating neurons in the brains of genetically engineered rats with a series of light pulses.