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How to build a brain-machine interface

Devices that tap directly into the nervous system can restore sensation, movement or cognitive function. These technologies, called brain-machine interfaces or BMIs, are on the rise, increasingly providing ...

Apr 25, 2014
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Radically modified cells may stunt brain tumor growth

(Medical Xpress)—The American Brain Tumor Association says this year nearly 70,000 people in the United States will be diagnosed with tumors that form in blood vessels, cranial nerves, lymphatic tissue ...

Feb 04, 2014
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A better pump for pediatric brain cancer

Treating pediatric brain cancer can be a challenge, since the brain has ways to protect itself from drugs taken orally or intravenously. One solution to this frustrating problem: A miniature, implantable ...

Nov 25, 2013
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