Posts tagged with "neural devices"

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Implantable electrode coating good as gold

May 4, 2015 -  
A team of researchers from Lawrence Livermore and UC Davis have found that covering an implantable neural electrode with nanoporous gold could eliminate the risk of scar tissue forming over the electrode’s surface. The team demonstrated that the nanostructure of nanoporous gold achieves close...
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DARPA taps Lab to restore touch to amputees

Feb. 8, 2015 -  
LIVERMORE, Calif. – The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) recently selected Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) to join a collaborative research team that intends to build the world’s first neural system to enable naturalistic feeling and movements in prosthetic hands...
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Ask this scientist anything about neural research

Oct. 24, 2014 -  
Ever wonder what it's like to tap into the human brain? Or did you ponder about the best ways to understand neurological diseases and functions such as memory? Did you know tiny neural devices can potentially help patients see, hear and move? Vanessa Tolosa, an engineer at LLNL's Center for...
For article NIH taps Lab to develop sophisticated electrode array system to monitor brain activity

NIH taps Lab to develop sophisticated electrode array system to monitor brain activity

Sept. 30, 2014 -  
LIVERMORE, Calif. - The National Institutes of Health (NIH) awarded Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) a grant today to develop an electrode array system that will enable researchers to better understand how the brain works through unprecedented resolution and scale. LLNL's grant-funded...
For article DARPA taps Lawrence Livermore to develop world's first neural device to restore memory

DARPA taps Lawrence Livermore to develop world's first neural device to restore memory

July 8, 2014 -  
LIVERMORE, Calif. - The Department of Defense's Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) awarded Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) up to $2.5 million to develop an implantable neural device with the ability to record and stimulate neurons within the brain to help restore memory...
For article Lawrence Livermore Lab awarded $5.6 million to develop next generation neural devices

Lawrence Livermore Lab awarded $5.6 million to develop next generation neural devices

June 11, 2014 -  
LIVERMORE, Calif. - Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory recently received $5.6 million from the Department of Defense's Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to develop an implantable neural interface with the ability to record and stimulate neurons within the brain for treating...