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brainPig’s Brain Partially Restored Hours After Death

Circulation and cellular activity were restored in a pig’s brain four hours after its death which challenges long-held assumptions about the timing and irreversible nature of the cessation of some brain functions after death. This may help doctors find ways …

artificial intelligenceIndustry Outlook: Powering New Applied AI Solutions #emtechdigital

Naveen Rao is the Corporate Vice President and General Manager, Artificial Intelligence Products Group, Intel. Naveen views Moore’s law as an economic law. Naveen is talking about biological comparisons in order to use biology as a guide. There is a …

alzheimers diseaseChemical in California Shrub Could Help Treat Alzheimer’s Disease

The Salk Institute discovered a potent neuroprotective and anti-inflammatory chemical in a native California shrub may lead to a treatment for Alzheimer’s disease based on a compound found in nature. Alzheimer’s is the most common cause of dementia, a general …

artificial intelligenceMind Reading Computers Directly Convert Brain Signals into Speech

Columbia neuroengineers have created a system that translates thought into intelligible, recognizable speech. Devices monitor brain activity and Artificial Intelligence reconstructs the words a person hears. This breakthrough harnesses the power of speech synthesizers and artificial intelligence. It could lead …

alzheimer'sBlood Test Detects Rate of Brain Cell Death from Alzheimer’s Up to 16 Years Before Signs of Dementia

Scientists at the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE), the Hertie Institute for Clinical Brain Research (HIH) and the University Hospital Tübingen now show that a protein found in the blood can be used to precisely monitor disease progression long …

artificial intelligenceWill Mimicking The Nervous System Advance Artificial Intelligence?

Frequently reported advances in artificial intelligence make some people curious, and others nervous. While some people picture their next smart appliance purchase being an AI robot, others wonder if an AI robot will take their job. The truth is, neither …

artificial intelligenceBreaking Through to Next Levels of Technology

There have been some who have complained about the seeming lack of acceleration or slower than some have expected development of societal technology. Richard Jones talks about lack of specific progress to diamondoid molecular nanotechnology or the appearance that we …

brainOne million core processors in neuromorphic supercomputer

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

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

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 …