Tag Archives: Research

New Brain Implant Software Accuately Detects Epilepsy Seizures

New brain implant software at JHU can accurately detect imminent epileptic seizures, which should significantly cut false alarms and unneeded electrical shocks.

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Body Architecture: How can technology transform the human body?

This is an eccentric, yet stunning show by TED Fellow Lucy McRae. She is a body architect who works on the ways to merge biology and technology in our own bodies.

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Convert EEG Waves to Audio using Brain Pulse Music Machine

Japanese artist and therapist Masaki Batoh created a machine that can create sound from brain waves. Check this video..

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The New Serial Two-Photon Tomography (STP) Imaging Technique

A new technology developed at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) can now automate and standardize the process of collecting whole-brain images in lesser time.

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The Biggest Scientific Breakthrough of the Year 2011

2011 has been an amazing year for scientific discoveries. From all the innovations, over-hyped findings and controversial studies, I’d love to consider the brain chips and implants, they have to be my favorites.

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Top 15+ Biomedical Engineering Technologies of 2011

Happy New Year! So, 2011 had gone past, I found plenty of biomedical technology news which I couldn’t blog about. Let me share those bookmarks today…

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How To Treat Blindness Using a Prosthetic Eye?

A very interesting talk by Neuroscientist Sheila Nirenberg at TEDMED to create sight in people with certain kinds of blindness: by hooking into the optic nerve and sending signals from a camera direct to the brain.

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How To Keeping Neurons Alive in Parkinson’s Patients ?

I found this interesting research related to Parkinson’s disease (a disorder of the brain that leads to tremors and difficulty with walking, movement, and coordination). Basically, the unknown death of dopamine-containing cells in mid brain is the main cause. Today, we have a hope, to revive these neurons in Parkinson’s disease patients with GNDF.

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How Tissue Engineering Allows Heart Tissue to Repair Itself

One of the serious health problems today is combating cardiovascular diseases. A Columbia team of biomedical researchers have established a new method to patch a damaged heart using a tissue-engineering platform that enables heart tissue to repair itself.

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