Aug 19, 2022

New Method Enables Long-Lasting Imaging of Rapid Brain Activity in Individual Cells Deep in the Cortex

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, neuroscience

Summary: Researchers have developed a new sensor that allows scientists to image the brain without missing signals for an extended period of time and deeper in the brain than current technology allows.

Source: Baylor College of Medicine.

As you are reading these words, certain regions of your brain are displaying a flurry of millisecond-fast electrical activity. Visualizing and measuring this electrical activity is crucial to understand how the brain enables us to see, move, behave or read these words.

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