Oct 23, 2022

Recording Neurons to Pinpoint Synaptic Links

Posted by in category: neuroscience

Summary: A new 3D electrode array allows researchers to map the activity and location of up to 1 million synaptic links in a living brain.

Source: Rice University.

It’s a mystery how human thoughts and dreams emerge from electrical pulses in the brain’s estimated 100 trillion synapses, and Rice University neuroengineer Chong Xie dreams of changing that by creating a system that can record all the electrical activity in a living brain.

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