#Brain

Your thoughts to text at 90 WPM – Brain Implant turns thoughts to text at 90 words-per-minute

2 months ago — Quick Read

Stanford scientists have created a brain implant that allows a man who is paralyzed to type up to 90 words per minute. All he has to do is think of...

AI ‘locked in’ person to write with his mind

2 years ago — Quick Read

A team of researchers have managed to double the speed at which paralyzed people can communicate by allowing them to simply 'imagine' writing with their hand. The experiment aimed to...

What neuroscientists are learning about our brains in space by launching themselves into zero gravity flight

2 years ago — Deep Dive

More than 500 people have travelled into space to date and, while we know a little about how life without gravity affects our physical health, we know almost nothing about...

Linking brains to computers: how new implants are helping us achieve this goal

2 years ago — Quick Read

Cyborgs are no longer science fiction. The field of brain-machine interfaces (BMI) – which use electrodes, often implanted into the brain, to translate neuronal information into commands capable of controlling...

New 3-D imaging technique reveals stunning images of the brain at work

3 years ago — Long Read

Engineers at MIT have revealed a stunning new 3-D imaging technique which reveals how neurons connect throughout the brain. The researchers released this image of the entire fruit fly brain....

Study shows that during a heat-wave we actually can’t think straight

4 years ago — Long Read

It's not just you. A new paper from Harvard researchers has shown that when it gets hot it really is more difficult to think straight. With temperatures continuing to hit...