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Brain's Motor Cortex

Engineers Decode Conversations in Brain’s Motor Cortex

How does your brain talk with your arm? The body doesn’t use English, or any other spoken language. Biomedical engineers are developing methods for...
nanoworld

Measuring the Nanoworld

By exploiting a phenomenon known as Förster resonance energy transfer (FRET), it is possible to monitor the motions of single molecules in living cells...
Super-resolution microscopy

Getting Even Closer to the Limit

Ralf Jungmann is interested in processes that take place within spatial dimensions that are unbelievably tiny. Jungmann holds a professorship in Experimental Physics at LMU...
Brain Organoids

NYSCF Collaboration Adds Missing Functionality to Brain Organoids

In a collaborative study between Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, the New York Stem Cell Foundation (NYSCF) Research Institute, and George Washington...
Artificial Intelligence

How a Yeast Cell Helps Crack Open the ‘Black Box’ Behind...

“It seems like every time you turn around, someone is talking about the importance of artificial intelligence and machine learning,” said Trey Ideker, a...
adaptive-opticsvideo

Examining Live Brains with New Adaptive-Optics Technology

An international team of researchers, affiliated with UNIST has developed a new type of adaptive-optics (AO) technology for brain research. This study has been jointly conducted...
conventional microscopes

High-resolution Imaging with Conventional Microscopes

MIT researchers have developed a way to make extremely high-resolution images of tissue samples, at a fraction of the cost of other techniques that...
genetic

Yale Team Discovers Way to Pinpoint ‘words’ in Genetic Book of...

The development of the embryo into trillions of specialized cells is an intricate genetic dance orchestrated by precisely timed expression of genes. Now a...
nervous system

A Clear View of the Nervous System

Lesions caused by traumatic brain damage, stroke and functional decline due to aging processes can disrupt the complex cellular network that constitutes the central...
RNA molecules

Seeing RNA at the Nanoscale

Cells contain thousands of messenger RNA molecules, which carry copies of DNA’s genetic instructions to the rest of the cell. MIT engineers have now...
cancer drug

Current cancer drug discovery method flawed: VUMC study

The primary method used to test compounds for anti-cancer activity in cells is flawed, Vanderbilt University researchers reported May 2 in Nature Methods. The findings...
genomic

As genomic information grows, so do security risks

As genomics information becomes more medically useful, the storage of this data in medical records will inevitably become more vulnerable, Yale researchers suggest. While...

Flipping the switch to better see cancer cells at depths

Using a high-tech imaging method, a team of biomedical engineers at the School of Engineering & Applied Science at Washington University in St. Louis...
Sprocket, human metabolic processes, Antibiotics, Opioids, biologic drugs, stomach, cancer, blood test

This new method identifies up to twice as many proteins and...

An international team of researchers developed a method that identifies up to twice as many proteins and peptides in mass spectrometry data than conventional...