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Implanted Magnetic Probes Measure Brain Activity
Ruth Williams | Nov 1, 2017
Micrometer-size magnetrodes detect activity-generated magnetic fields within living brains.
Infographic: Reading the Mind’s Magnetism
Ruth Williams | Oct 31, 2017
Newly designed sensors detect the magnetic fields generated by electrical activity within cat brains.
Jef Akst | Apr 2, 2015
“Blind” rats fitted with a neuroprosthetic device that stimulates the brain when the animals turn their heads to the north or south can navigate mazes as well as sighted rats.
Electromagnetism Promotes Pluripotency: Study
Kerry Grens | Oct 23, 2014
A paper published last month claims that electromagnetic exposure facilitates cell reprogramming, but some scientists question the evidence.
Confused Bird Compasses
Rina Shaikh-Lesko | May 9, 2014
Anthropogenic low-frequency electromagnetic signals can foul up migrating birds’ compasses, a study finds.
Electromagnetic Fields Shrink Tumors
Bob Grant | Jan 11, 2012
New research shows that low-intensity fields can inhibit cancer cell proliferation.