AI Helps Scientists Understand Brain Activity Behind ThoughtsNews
A team has developed artificial intelligence (AI) models that help them better understand the brain computations that underlie thoughts. This is new, because until now there has been no method to measure thoughts.READ MORE
New research shows how the differences between how people reimagine common scenarios can be observed in brain activity and quantified.READ MORE
Preventing serious complications from COVID-19 in potentially vulnerable populations in high risk environments, such as prisons, and preventing spread to surrounding communities needs a coordinated evidence-based approach to managing outbreaks of COVID-19 in prison settings.READ MORE
Findings from a new Bar-Ilan University study reveal the intricacies of people's experiences in these basic social conditions.READ MORE
Fragrances - promising mystery, intrigue and forbidden thrills - are blended by master perfumers, their recipes kept secret. In a new study on the sense of smell, researchers have managed to strip much of the mystery from even complex blends of odorants, not by uncovering their secret ingredients, but by recording and mapping how they are perceived.READ MORE
A drug once used to treat high blood pressure can help alcoholics with withdrawal symptoms reduce or eliminate their drinking.READ MORE
A research team have found that Wipi3, a protein involved in cellular waste disposal, is crucial for neuronal health.
A recent discovery has lead to promising potential treatments for pancreatic cancer.READ MORE
Researchers have developed a chip that is powered wirelessly and can be surgically implanted to read neural signals and stimulate the brain with both light and electrical current. The technology has been demonstrated successfully in rats and is designed for use as a research tool.
One of the first spectroscopic imaging-based studies of neurological injury in COVID-19 patients has been reported by researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital.READ MORE