Tag: "chatter" at biology news
Brain-computer link lets paralyzed patients convert thoughts into actions
...- the task of creating algorithms to translate the chatter
between neurons in the motor cortex into a language the computer could understand and use to control other devices. Hatsopoulos and other students in the Donoghue lab were slowly able to match neuronal signal patterns with specific arm movements. In ...
Septum keeps neurons in synch, can reduce epileptic seizures by 90 percent
... each other through electrical impulses but it's a chatter
that has to be kept in check, or it can snowball into an electrical storm that marks an epileptic seizure, Colom explained. Epilepsy affects an estimated 4 million Americans, he said. There are a variety of ways to induce neurons to fire rhythmicall...
Scientists' pied piper approach may have found Nemo faster
...ents, with the crackle of snapping shrimps and the chatter
of fish set against a backdrop of wind, rain and surf, but sound travels well underwater, and fish have great hearing. "We studied two of the most important reef fish families on noisy artificial reefs compared to silent ones. The damselfish were dra...