Brain

Robotic, in-vivo neuron recording

Ed Boyden and MIT colleagues have developed a robotic system capable of monitoring specific neurons. An algorithm based on multiple image processing methods analyzes microscope images and guides a robotic arm to within 25...

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EEG detects infant pain

Caroline Hartley and Oxford colleagues studied 72 infants during painful medical medical procedures.  Using EEG, they found a signature change in brain activity about a half-second after a painful stimulus. They seek to understand its use in monitoring and...

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