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neurons

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Lights! Neurons! Action! Binge-drinking lab rats go cold turkey

A new study using light to target and stimulate specific neurons in lab rats trained to drink much the way human binge-drinkers do finds the rodents "flat out stopped drinking."

By January 6, 2014

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Your brain, on glowing-neuron genes

Mouse brains light up to track neuron activity with special genes.

By November 1, 2007

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IBM packs 128TB of flash into brain-simulating supercomputer

To accommodate all the data needed to model the 70 million neurons that make up a mouse brain, Big Blue is using scads of the same type of memory used for PC solid-state drives.

By June 12, 2013

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IBM says new chip mimics the human brain

Big Blue's new cognitive computing chips are designed to combine "digital neurons" and "on-chip synapses" and could enable applications that tackle some of the thorniest problems in computing.

By August 17, 2011

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Zebrafish neural activity: Beautiful and mesmerising

For the first time, researchers have captured footage of a complete zebrafish brain while the animal was actively seeing.

By July 30, 2014

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Next up in bioengineering: Enhanced humanity?

What's the word on getting neurons and chips to talk to each other?

By March 17, 2008

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Real live mouse navigates Quake 2

Scientists strap mouse to trackball-like contraption to study its neurons. The first virtual maze? Derived from a Quake 2 level.

By October 14, 2009

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Brain-inspired circuit board 9000 times faster than an average PC

Bioengineers at Stanford University have developed microchips based on the human brain that are more energy efficient and up to 9000 times faster than the typical PC.

By April 30, 2014

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Brain white matter modelled with 3D printing

The complex system of white matter fibres that relay information in the brain has been accurately recreated in a 3D-printed model.

By July 1, 2014