Having identified a new, simpler way to study neural activity, researchers believe they are on track to creating a compact, low power and potentially wireless brain sensor that could make thought-controlled prosthetic limbs ubiquitous.
Researchers say making implantable electrodes smaller can help reduce brain scaring and prolong the lifespan of the technology.
While neuroprosthetics that allow us to remember everything may seem like a great idea, one researcher argues such technology and abilities could have significant problems.
Researchers have developed a new type of nanowire material that may improve both retinal and brain implants.
Researchers have developed a new implantable optogenetics device which they believe could expand the scope of this new field of research.
Researchers have developed a new, ultra thin, minimally invasive device for controlling neurons with optogenetics and drugs.
The Argus II system improves quality of life and visual function for people blinded by retinitis pigmentosa.
Researchers claim to have decoded the spinal cord activation patterns for walking.
A quadriplegic woman moves a robotic arm and hand in 10 dimensions with "mind control".
Amputees are able to regain sense of touch and 'feel' with their prosthetic hands, thanks to new technological advances.
Researchers find changing the surface characteristics and texture of semiconductor materials at the nanoscale level influences the way neurons grow on the material.