Combining electrical stimulation with sounds that activate the somatosensory cortex could help bring relief to those suffering from chronic pain and other neurological conditions.
Researchers discuss different applications for neurotech including monitoring criminals, interacting in the metaverse, and enhancing cognitive abilities.
Gene expression in male and female brains becomes more similar due to age, and both sexes contribute to the pattern. If the expression of a gene is higher in younger female brains it tends to be lower in younger male brains. Due to age, the gene expression reduces in females and increases in males, and vice versa.
Researchers say they have created the most bio-realistic and complex computer models of individual brain cells.
Addiction may not always be a fixed personality or genetic trait, instead the result of our plastic brains learning the effect of drugs on our individual responses and the environmental setting in which the substance is used.
The levels of two protein biomarkers, GFAP and UCH-L1 found in blood samples taken 24 hours after a traumatic brain injury can help to predict which patients will die and which will obtain a severe disability.
Multiple sclerosis-associated retinal layer thinning predicts the severity of future relapses and the likelihood of disability.
Microglia cells listen to neighboring neurons and change their shape to match them.
A simple saliva test that analyzes microbial distribution may accurately be used to diagnose PTSD in people, a new study reports.
It takes willpower to implement temptation-avoidance strategies, researchers report.