Posts Tagged ‘neuroscience’

New center will advance bioluminescence technology

Friday, August 4th, 2017

$9.2 million in funding from the National Science Foundation will advance research technology that enables brain cells to produce, respond to, and communicate with light.
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BrainGate technology advances

Tuesday, July 4th, 2017

Paralyzed study participants have used the BrainGate brain-computer interface to quickly and accurately type on a screen.
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Grant will further optogenetics research

Wednesday, July 29th, 2015

A new $1-million grant from the W.M. Keck Foundation will advance the study of optogenetics, a technology that allows scientists to control cells with light.
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Nobel laureates, scholars to deliver lectures on the future of computation

Thursday, May 7th, 2015

The “Brown University 250th Anniversary Symposium: The Next 250 Years,” May 12-15, 2015, to be held in honor of renowned scientist and computer pioneer John von Neumann, will feature talks on economics, computer science, and brain science.
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The neuroscience of selective attention

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015

New research demonstrates how the brain attends to certain stimli while ignoring others.
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Bat research boosts brain hypothesis

Friday, August 22nd, 2014

Decades of research on bat echolocation bolsters a long-debated hypothesis on the neuroscience of vision.
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Scientists advance study of meditation

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014

Brown researchers are developing new, innovative methodologies to investigate the mental health benefits of mindfulness meditation.
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New course offerings blend art and science

Tuesday, October 8th, 2013

This fall, three new courses give students the opportunity to explore science through art. Read more…

$11-million NIH grant funds new brain research center

Wednesday, September 11th, 2013

With support from a major new federal grant, Professor of Neuroscience Jerome Sanes will lead the COBRE Center for Central Nervous System Function at Brown. Read more…