Researchers at UC Santa Cruz have developed a nanoscale particle that converts the brain’s electrical impulses to infrared light, optical signals that can be picked up by sensors outside the body that don’t require a hardwired connection that passes through the skull, and also could improve the response time of
It might seem like an unlikely team-up, but an astrophysicist and a neurosurgeon did indeed collaborate in a study examining the commonalities between one of the largest structures known to science—the vast web of galaxies that stretch across the universe, and the microscopic network made up of the brain’s neurons—to
A team of neuroscientists studying the mathematical layout of the human brain has discovered that the brain arranges itself in multidimensional structures beyond the typical three dimensions we’re familiar with, with some arrangements expressing themselves in up to eleven dimensions.
A research team has taken the application of brain-machine interfaces one step further–and successfully managed to network the brains of groups of animals, into what they call a "brainet". So, what does this mean to you? Just this: if, in the future, you could join a hive mind, you’d be a lot smarter…but also–well–a lot less alone.