Tag: Brain

Elon Musk says patient with brain chip can control computer mouse with his thoughts

Play video content X First-ever human equipped with Neuralink’s brain chip can now move a computer mouse with thought alone – says tech billionaire Elon Musk himself. The patient was part of the neurotech startup’s first human test group and received the implant last month – Musk told the reporter…

Neuralink brain chip’s first human receptor controls computer mouse by thinking, Musk claims

The first human recipient of Neuralink’s controversial brain implant has reportedly reached a new milestone by successfully manipulating a computer mouse cursor using only his thoughts. According to Reuters, Neuralink founder Elon Musk provided an update on the progress of the lawsuit’s subject on February 19 via Spaces, a service…

Einstein revisited (again); geological forecasts of the Atlantic; how the brain manages echoes

According to findings by physicists at Goethe University in Frankfurt, a gravastar could resemble a matryoshka doll. Credit: Daniel Jampolski and Luciano Rezzolla Einstein’s inexhaustible field equations continue to predict strange stellar objects, and the latest one is a doozy – so strap on your helmet, inside which is another…

Mark Zuckerberg says he’ll pass on Musk’s Neuralink brain chip for now

Meta’s CEO discussed brain-computer interfaces in an episode of the “Morning Brew Daily” podcast released Friday. “One of the craziest things we’re working on is this neural interface,” he said. “I’m not talking about a chip that you put in your brain. Maybe in the future someone will do that,…

13-year-old boy cured of terminal brain tumor for first time in world

For the first time, a child suffering from a deadly type of brain tumor known as diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma (DIPG) has been completely cured. Until now, doctors could only offer radiotherapy to try to slow the growth of cancer, but this advance offers hope for more effective treatment. Appearing…

NASA received laser and radio messages from even deeper space, a 13-year-old boy cured of terminal brain tumor and more this week

This week a lone stingray in a North Carolina aquarium was found to be pregnant and the idea of ​​the world’s first shark-ray hybrid was put forward, a 280 million year old fossil was identified as a partial counterfeit, and Earth received a power beam sent from space for the…

Jayden Zientara, Tennessee healthcare worker with brain cancer, recites all 50 states during surgery

Remembering all 50 states and quickly reciting them in alphabetical order is not a simple task for most people in ordinary circumstances – but one 24-year-old made it seem like it was in the most ordinary circumstances. more extraordinary. Jayden Zientara, a healthcare partner at Vanderbilt University Hospital in Nashville,…

MRI-guided robotic positioner could help treat brain diseases

The system could be used by surgeons performing procedures to treat brain tumors and Parkinson’s disease. Brain health is quickly becoming an urgent global health issue. In 2019 alone, there were 10 million deaths associated with neurological disorders, representing a sharp increase in mortality between 1990 and 2019.. There has…

Exposure to Agent Orange damages brain tissue in a manner similar to Alzheimer’s disease

Agent Orange, an herbicide used during the Vietnam War, is a known toxin with numerous health effects. Although Agent Orange has not been used for decades, there is growing interest in its effects on the brain health of aging veterans. A new study led by scientists at Brown University reveals…

Live from the brain: visual signals illuminate the decision to cooperate

Eye contact and body language are essential in social interactions, but exactly how the brain uses this information to inform real-time behavior is not well understood. By combining behavioral and wireless eye tracking and neural monitoring, a team of Rice University scientists and collaborators studied how pairs of freely moving…