Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Contact us    |    Advertise    |   Help   RSS icon Twitter icon Facebook icon
    Home  ·  News  ·  Forum  ·  Stories  ·  Image Gallery  ·  Columns  ·  Encyclopedia  ·  Videos
Find: in

New brain device melts in to place


Posted on Monday, 19 April, 2010 | Comment icon 5 comments


Image credit: Jay Alfred

 
A new type of brain implant has been developed that melts in to place and adapts to fit the brain's surface.

The new technology will have a huge range of applications and can be used to help treat a number of conditions from controlling seizures to helping to transmit signals from the brain to bypass areas of a damaged spinal cord.

""These implants have the potential to maximize the contact between electrodes and brain tissue, while minimizing damage to the brain."

  View: Full article |  Source: Physorg

  Discuss: View comments (5)

   


 
Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #1 Posted by Darkwind on 19 April, 2010, 19:59
I think this is a wonderful. It will help so many people.
Comment icon #2 Posted by Shadow_of_Man on 19 April, 2010, 23:32
The new technology will have a huge range of applications... They always promote such technology with such benevolent applications but much of this kind of tech has more insidious applications also. NO THANK YOU!!!
Comment icon #3 Posted by REBEL on 19 April, 2010, 23:37
I Surrogate...
Comment icon #4 Posted by Jeanine on 19 April, 2010, 23:50
And so while we all oooh and ahhh in wonderment about the the science that will save us, we consider not the technology already modifying the synapses in our brains. Best to keep ourselves entertained and mystified than to consider the intrusions into our thoughts and lives already being served upon us, and served to us, and in delicious fashion, I might add. God bless 'em! Keep up the good work folks. And don't worry, of course that voice in your head is your own. Isn't it?
Comment icon #5 Posted by Paracelse on 20 April, 2010, 7:34
They always promote such technology with such benevolent applications but much of this kind of tech has more insidious applications also. NO THANK YOU!!! Somehow I just think you're right A new meaning to the words: Computer meltdown? :P


Please Login or Register to post a comment.


  On the forums
Forum posts:
Forum topics:
Members:

5854650
264524
165091

 
Giant alligator goes for a stroll in Florida
1-17-2017
A huge alligator was filmed by tourists at the Circle B Bar Reserve in Polk County, Florida this week.
'Creature' photographed in garden at night
1-16-2017
A Reddit user has uploaded an image of what appears to be a strange figure running through a garden.
Rain brings alien-like shrimp back to life
1-16-2017
A prehistoric species of shrimp in Australia has been emerging from the ground recently due to heavy rain.
Exorcist was killed by 'malevolent force'
1-15-2017
Father Malachi Martin, who inspired the movie 'The Exorcist', was allegedly killed by an unseen force.
Other news in this category
Can your fingerprints be stolen from a photo?
Posted 1-14-2017 | 4 comments
Researchers in Japan have warned that it is now much easier for thieves to acquire your fingerprints....
 
Spectacular light pillars appear over Canada
Posted 1-13-2017 | 10 comments
An unusual natural phenomenon was spotted over Ontario a week ago by YouTuber Timmy Joe Elzinga....
 
Scientists turn mice in to zombie killers
Posted 1-13-2017 | 12 comments
The mind-controlled rodents could be commanded to hunt down and kill a target using simple light flashes....
 
Female Jia Jia android impresses in Shanghai
Posted 1-12-2017 | 12 comments
An eerily realistic robot designed to emulate a human woman has been turning heads this week in China....
 
Ultra strong, lightweight material developed
Posted 1-10-2017 | 8 comments
A team of researchers at MIT have designed a new super-strong and lightweight 3D form of graphene....
 
Scientists find way to regrow decayed teeth
Posted 1-9-2017 | 20 comments
Fillings could soon become a thing of the past thanks to a drug that can regrow and repair cavities....
 
Huge chunk of Antarctic ice shelf set to break
Posted 1-7-2017 | 30 comments
A worryingly large rift in one of the Antarctic's biggest ice shelves has been continuing to grow....
 
Zombies could wipe out humanity in 100 days
Posted 1-6-2017 | 28 comments
A new study has suggested that it would not take long for a zombie apocalypse to wipe out mankind....
 

 View: More news in this category
 
Top   |  Home   |   Forum   |   News   |   Image Gallery   |  Columns   |   Encyclopedia   |   Videos   |   Polls
UM-X 10.7 Unexplained-Mysteries.com 2001-2017
Privacy Policy and Disclaimer   |   Cookies   |   Advertise   |   Contact   |   Help/FAQ