Research on mice suggests aging affects a brain circuit critical for learning to make some types of decisions.
Oct. 27, 2020 • ~8 min
Recurrent processing via prefrontal cortex, necessary for quick visual object processing in primates, provides a key insight for developing brain-like artificial intelligence.
Oct. 20, 2020 • ~5 min
Tool developed at MIT simultaneously measures chemical and electrical brain signals, revealing unexpectedly complex relationship between brain signals.
Oct. 13, 2020 • ~7 min
A CRISPR-based test developed at MIT and the Broad Institute can detect nearly as many cases as the standard Covid-19 diagnostic.
Sept. 17, 2020 • ~5 min
Study finds that the fusiform face area is active when blind people touch 3D models of faces.
Aug. 26, 2020 • ~8 min
Part of the visual cortex dedicated to recognizing objects appears predisposed to identifying words and letters, a study finds.
Aug. 4, 2020 • ~7 min
Recent advances give theoretical insight into why deep learning networks are successful.
July 27, 2020 • ~6 min
New analysis could help uncover potential drug targets for attention deficits and sensory hypersensitivity.
July 22, 2020 • ~7 min
Magnetic nanodiscs can be activated by an external magnetic field, providing a research tool for studying neural responses.
July 19, 2020 • ~7 min
A new computational method fine-tunes delivery of therapeutics to specific brain regions.
July 10, 2020 • ~6 min