neurology

What happens when your brain can't tell which way is up or down?

What happens when your brain can't tell which way is up or down?

Using virtual reality, researchers found that people differ in how much they are influenced by their visual environment.

VR applied to rehabilitation for stroke patients

VR applied to rehabilitation for stroke patients

VR-based rehabilitation programs are becoming an important complement to conventional motor therapy for stroke patients and individuals with neurodegenerative diseases.

A smooth interaction between humans and robots?

A smooth interaction between humans and robots?

Making eye contact with a robot may have the same effect on people as eye contact with another person - interaction between humans and humanoid robots could be surprisingly smooth.

A wireless chip shines light on the brain

A wireless chip shines light on the brain

Researchers have developed a chip that is powered wirelessly and can be surgically implanted to read neural signals and stimulate the brain with both light and electrical current.

Salamanders provide a model for spinal-cord regeneration

Salamanders provide a model for spinal-cord regeneration

Scientists are researching salamanders unique superpower - they can regenerate their spinal cords and regain full functionality.

First-ever living 3D-printed aneurysm

First-ever living 3D-printed aneurysm

Using 3D printing, researchers replicated an aneurysm in vitro and performed an endovascular repair procedure on the printed aneurysm.

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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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