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Prosthetics: Artificial pieces of brain communicate with real neurons

Prosthetics: Artificial pieces of brain communicate with real neurons

Researchers have developed a system for integrating artificial chip-based 'neurons' with real neurons using QR-code-like patterns of light to facilitate communication.

AI used to identify different types of brain injuries

AI used to identify different types of brain injuries

Researchers have developed an AI algorithm that can detect and identify different types of brain injuries.

Printed tattoo electrodes measure brain signal

Printed tattoo electrodes measure brain signal

A researcher has developed ultra-light tattoo electrodes that are hardly noticeable on the skin and make long-term measurements of brain activity cheaper and easier.

AI may help brain cancer patients avoid biopsy

AI may help brain cancer patients avoid biopsy

Brain cancer patients in the coming years may not need to go under the knife to help doctors determine the best treatment for their tumors.

Implants: Next-generation brain interfaces

Implants: Next-generation brain interfaces

Next-generation brain implants with more than a thousand electrodes can survive for more than six years.

3D printed rubbery brain implants

3D printed rubbery brain implants

Engineers are working on developing soft, flexible neural implants that can gently conform to the brain’s contours and monitor activity over longer periods.

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AI for very young brains

Scientists have developed an innovative new technique that uses artificial intelligence to better define the different sections of the brain in newborns during a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) exam.

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