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Imaging technique can see you think

Date: November 30, 2016 Source: National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering Summary: Fast fMRI has been used to image rapidly fluctuating brain activity during human thought. fMRI measures changes in blood oxygenation, which were previously thought to...

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Breakthrough Prize for Illuminating the Brain's Secret Code

Optogenetic stimulation of the brain recognized with $3M Breakthrough Prize... "A revolutionary technique that switches brain circuits on and off has taken neuroscience by storm and is now undergoing a new round of innovation By Simon Makin Light piped into the brain...

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NIH refocuses research into chronic fatigue syndrome

by John Cohen "In the wake of mounting criticism that researchers pay scant attention to myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS), the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) today announced that it is increasing efforts to figure out what causes...

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