Researchers captured networks of neurons lighting up in a small aquatic animal, facial recognition software can flag genetic conditions, and a Muppet with autism makes her debut on “Sesame Street.”
‘Mini-brains’ created in a dish may reveal autism’s roots and point to treatments, but they do not yet mirror some critical features of a human brain.
A curved glass replacement for the top of a mouse's skull lets researchers spy on the activity of more than 1 million neurons.
A new method allows researchers to watch thousands of neurons firing in concert in the brains of living mice.
A flexible electrode array can eavesdrop on neurons in people without damaging brain tissue.
A modified version of an existing imaging technique creates crisp images of neurons communicating in living mice.
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