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Engineers put tens of thousands of artificial brain synapses on a...

MIT engineers have designed a “brain-on-a-chip,” smaller than a piece of confetti, that is made from tens of thousands of artificial brain synapses known...

New “whirling” state of matter discovered in an element of the...

The strongest permanent magnets today contain a mix of the elements neodymium and iron. However, neodymium on its own does not behave like any...

A next-generation optogenetic system for non-invasive stimulation of neurons

Optogenetics has revolutionized neurobiology, allowing researchers to use light to activate or deactivate neurons that are genetically modified to express a light-sensitive channel. This...

Visual events have 100 milliseconds to hit brain target or go...

Researchers at the National Eye Institute (NEI) have defined a crucial window of time that mice need to key in on visual events. As...

How dopamine drives brain activity

Using a specialized magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) sensor, MIT neuroscientists have discovered how dopamine released deep within the brain influences both nearby and distant...

Neurons found in mice can affect effective diet medicines

Neurons found in mice can affect effective diet medicines, You have eaten something, got sick and don't want to eat this food again because...

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