Brain

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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Dopamine sensor tracks single neurons

MIT’s  Michael Strano has developed a carbon nanotube based detector that can track single cells’ secretion of dopamine. Using 20,000 sensor arrays, the team monitored dopamine secretion of single neurons, allowing them better understand dopamine dynamics. Unlike...

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