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Brain implant restores control of paralyzed muscles

Thinking hard: Thanks to a chip implanted in his brain, Ian Burkhart ushered in what doctors are calling a 'bionic age' which could revolutionise treatment for the disabled

MIT can map the activity of every neuron in an animal's brain

The discovery revolves around a light field microscope (which refracts light to create a image) that's optimized for looking at the electrical pulses of each neuron, right down to the millisecond time level.

Evolving Robot Brains | Researchers are using the principles of Darwinian evolution to develop robot brains that can navigate mazes, identify and catch falling objects, and work as a group to determine in which order they should exit and re-enter a room. The projects are all part of a larger effort to create artificial brains that think, plan, and predict, and will ultimately be conscious. [Brain: http://futuristicnews.com/tag/brain/ AI…

Atom-scale brain sensors will show exactly how your mind works

Prolonged hemiplegic migraine associated with unilateral hyperperfusion on perfusion weighted magnetic resonance imaging -- Lindahl et al. 73 202 -- Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry

Microsoft's new accessories include a wired Xbox One controller for PCs

Vuzix brings offline Nuance voice control to its smart glasses

Haven't gotten your wearables fix yet at this year's CES? Good news: coming up next on the Engadget stage is an interview with Vuzix CEO Paul Travers, who wil...

A fascinating new way to visualize your brain's connections

Pregnancy linked to long-term changes in mom’s brain

BABY BRAIN After pregnancy, women had less gray matter volume (yellow and orange) in regions of the brain (four different views shown), a change thought to reflect neural refinement. Many of these brain areas were active when mothers saw pictures of their babies. ~~ Oscar Vilarroya