Drawing of a brain with a lightening bolt inside it.

New Prosthesis Could Help Alzheimer’s Patients Re-Encode Memories

A new neuroprosthesis has been developed to bypass a damaged section of the hippocampus and provide a neighboring area with correctly translated memory. The device could help people with Alzheimer's disease or those who have problems with memory following brain injury.
This shows a hand in blue covered in microchips.

Feeling Touch with a Prosthetic Hand

Researchers report a person who has been paralyzed for more than a decade has become the first person to be able to 'feel' physical sensations through a prosthetic hand directly connected to his brain.