We've updated our Privacy Policy to make it clearer how we use your personal data.

We use cookies to provide you with a better experience, read our Cookie Policy

Advertisement

"Breakthrough" Brain Implant Restores Visual Perception

News   Sep 24, 2019 | Original story from UCLA

 
"Breakthrough" Brain Implant Restores Visual Perception

Jason Esterhuizen walks near his Los Angeles home with his wife, Sumarie. Although he is blind, he is now able to follow the sidewalk, thanks to an experimental brain implant that enables him to distinguish light areas from dark. Credit: UCLA Health

 
 
Advertisement
 

RELATED ARTICLES

Mapping Cholesterol Metabolism in the Brain

News

A team of researchers led by Swansea University have developed new technology to monitor cholesterol in brain tissue which could uncover its relation to neurodegenerative disease and pave the way for the development of new treatments.

READ MORE

Great Danes Help Identify Genes Associated With Fear

News

Researchers have identified a new genomic region and anxiety-related candidate genes associated with fearfulness in dogs.

READ MORE

Analyzing Blood Metabolites in ALS Could Reveal or Rule Out Biomarkers for Disease

News

High-throughput analysis of blood plasma could aid in the identification of diagnostic and prognostic biomarkers for ALS, according to a new study.

READ MORE

 

Like what you just read? You can find similar content on the communities below.

Neuroscience

To personalize the content you see on Technology Networks homepage, Log In or Subscribe for Free

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE FOR FREE