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Decoding the Tripping Brain

By Diana Kwon | September 1, 2017

Scientists are beginning to unravel the mechanisms behind the therapeutic effects of psychedelic drugs.

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Artificial Ion Pump Mimics Neuronal Speed, Precision

By Ben Andrew Henry | November 3, 2016

Researchers create an artificial nerve that could be the forerunner of neural prosthetics.

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Artificial Touch Enabled

By Jef Akst | October 13, 2016

A quadriplegic 28-year-old man senses touch via stimulation of electrodes implanted in his somatosensory cortex.

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Neuroprosthesis Restores Arm Movement

By Tanya Lewis | April 13, 2016

A 24-year-old quadriplegic man regains control of his arm with a neural prosthetic device.

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Artificial Skin Communicates with Neurons

By Jef Akst | October 19, 2015

A new flexible sensor can detect touch and generate electrical pulses that signal intensity of pressure to mouse neurons in vitro.

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Book Excerpt from The Brain Electric

By Malcolm Gay | October 1, 2015

Author Malcolm Gay explores the science underlying headline-making research into neural prosthetics.

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Brain New World

By Malcolm Gay | October 1, 2015

The melding of mind and machine uncovers mysteries harbored in the brain.

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