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The new Kinect Fusion API has allowed the team at Microsoft Research Cambridge to create an app that re-creates a 3D brain scan.
A British brain surgeon says cycle helmets are too flimsy and can actually create more danger by creating the illusion of greater safety.
A quadriplegic man has become the first to move his own hand just by using his thoughts, using a new device that bypasses the injured site.
Until now, a condition called chronic traumatic encephalopathy -- considered to have played a role in the deaths of former NFL players -- could be diagnosed only postmortem.
Doctors were careful to issue a stern warning: 'The contents of this #brain #surgery may be GRAPHIC in NATURE.' They weren't lying.
Researchers say that using optogenetics to artificially reactivate memories could advance the study of neurodegenerative disorders.
Some 7,000 attendees are attending the association's first paperless annual meeting this week, where most of the scientific content is accessible via the iPod Touch.
Doctors had to keep Gavin Brooke, an 18-year-old from the United Kingdom, awake during a six-hour brain surgery. So he listened to his iPod.
A piece of silicone less than 2 inches wide keeps my sister alive. When a family member's life depends on a medical device, writes Crave editor Leslie Katz, technology takes on a whole new meaning.
'Man is something that shall be overcome,' wrote Nietzsche. He may have never envisioned today's efforts to re-engineer the body, but he looks prophetic as pioneers aim to push the envelope of human capability.