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brainOne million core processors in neuromorphic supercomputer

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A neuromorphic supercomputer now has one-million processor cores. The Spiking Neural Network Architecture (SpiNNaker) machine can perform 200 trillion actions per second. Each chip has 100 million parts. The goal is to continue to scale up by 1000 times and …

brainDARPA high-resolution neural interfaces for controlling drones and cybertech

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DARPA seeks to achieve high levels of brain-system communications without surgery, in its new program, Next-Generation Nonsurgical Neurotechnology (N3). DARPA intends the four-year N3 effort to conclude with a demonstration of a bidirectional system being used in a defense-relevant task …

brainDARPA Next-Generation Neurotechnology and breakthroughs from Neuralink and Open Water Red light scanner

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DARPA is funding development of high resolution brain interfaces. At the same time there are two companies who have breakthrough technology for higher resolution brain interfaces. The two companies are Elon Musk’s Neuralink and Mary Lou Jepsen’s Openwater red light …

brainNeuralink brain computer interface ten times better than anything before to be announced in months

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Elon Musk said in the Joe Rogan interview that Neuralink would have something interesting to announce in a few months that’s at least an order of magnitude better than anything else, probably better than anyone thinks is possible. Neuralink is …

brainMolecule developed that helps target T-cells to fight brain cancer

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T-Cell immunotherapy is a multi-billion dollar success. Companies are genetically engineering an individual’s own immune cells to attack cancer in the blood or lymph system. Chimeric antigen receptor T-cell therapy, or CAR-T therapy has seen huge acquisitions and investments. Gilead …

brainOpen Water fMRI will be able to read your mind

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Open Water is creating a portable and cheap MRI. fMRI can predict what words you are thinking of and what images your are thinking. There have been mistakes in published work showing cherry-picking and double counting of MRI data. Below …

antiagingSenescent cells associated with Alzheimers disease

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Cellular senescence has been associated with harmful tau protein tangles that are a hallmark of 20 human brain diseases, including Alzheimer’s and traumatic brain injury. The researchers identified senescent cells in postmortem brain tissue from Alzheimer’s patients and then found …

artificial intelligenceNeural interfaces to connect humans and AI – SU Global Summit 2018

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Tarin Ziyaee is Director of Algorithms, CTRL-Labs. Ctrl-labs is developing neural interfaces to connect humans and AI. Ctrl-labs is create a kit to enable neural control and interface AI Ctrl-labs Hardware Robust, multimodal biosensing Comfortable skin-contact sensors reveal the neural …

agingImproving flow in lymph nodes in the neck improves memory and learning and could reduce memory loss from aging

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The lymphatic vessels long thought not to exist are essential to the brain’s ability to cleanse itself. UVA researchers were able to use a compound to improve the flow of waste from the brain to the lymph nodes in the …

brainHighly Superior Autobiographical Memory

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As of 2017, less than 100 people have been diagnosed with Highly Superior Autobiographical Memory. Highly Superior Autobiographical Memory (HSAM) is a memory phenomenon first described by researchers at the Center for the Neurobiology of Learning and Memory at UC …