Saturday, January 13, 2018
New brain sensor opens window on mechanisms of addiction
Bioengineer Xinyan 'Tracey' Cui, PhD, uses aptamers in the living brain to examine neuron sensitivity by age, and to see how drugs like cocaine concentrate in different areas of the brain.
Friday, January 12, 2018
BBC: Primack says stay off social media in the half hour before bed
A tech-free 30 minutes is crucial to a good night's sleep, no matter how much time you spend on-line the rest of the day, according to studies by social media expert Brian Primack, MD, PhD.
Tuesday, January 9, 2018
The Economist: The hunt for smaller, safer, smarter brain implants
More precision is needed to generate fine-grained control signals to allow brain-computer interfaces to move individual fingers, says Andrew Schwartz, PhD.