Zebrafish Study Shows Brain Activity Intensity Drives the Need for SleepNews
The intensity of brain activity during the day, notwithstanding how long we've been awake, appears to increase our need for sleep, according to a new UCL study in zebrafish.
Brain Computer Interfaces Without the MessNews
It sounds like science fiction: controlling electronic devices with brain waves. But researchers have developed a new type of electroencephalogram (EEG) electrode that can do just that, without the sticky gel required for conventional electrodes. Even better, the devices work through a full head of hair.
Small Trial Suggests Electromagnetic Waves Can Enhance Cognitive Performance in Alzheimer's PatientsNews
A wearable head davice that blasts the brain with electromagnetic waves has been shown to enhance cognitive performance in a very small study of patients with Alzhiemer's disease. . Results demonstrate that the TEMT device was safe in all eight participating patients with mild to moderate AD.Read more
UK BioBank Project Is Taken to the Next Level by Sequencing 500,000 GenomesArticle
In a bid to push personalized medicine forward, an ambitious ground-breaking £200 million project will see the 500,000 BioBank participants' whole genomes sequenced.Read more
Anti-inflammatory Drugs Resurrected To Fight Chronic PainArticle
Failed drugs often are left on the shelf to gather dust. But sometimes, drugs can be dusted down and repurposed. That’s exactly the route that Katexco Pharmaceuticals has taken with its new immune system-targeting compounds, part of a new life sciences company that aims to target everything from multiple sclerosis to chronic pain.Read more
BNA Interview Series: A Closer Look at Autism Spectrum Disorder With Professor Uta FrithArticle
At the British Neuroscience Association (BNA)’s Festival of Neuroscience , we sat down with some influential neuroscientists to discuss their work. Here, we interview University College London Professor Uta Frith on her pioneering work into the neurodevelopmental condition autism spectrum disorder.
Why Neuralink's Implants Are an Essential Step in MedTech InnovationArticle
Elon Musk has never been afraid to push the envelope when working towards a more innovative future. One of Musk's latest projects, called Neuralink, wants to help people interact with computers by using their minds. Here, we take a look at Musk's claims that Neuralink will bring brain-machine interfaces to the public.
Study of Almost Half a Million People Finds There Is No Single “Gay Gene”Article
Researchers have conducted a genome-wide association of over 470,000 people to explore whether there are genetic variants that predict whether an individual will engage in same sex behavior.Read more
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