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Brain Sensor Grid.

Can Your Genes Feel The Beat?

Perception of rhythmic cues contributes to our understanding of music, conversation, and movement throughout our daily lives.

Brain Sensor Grid.

Rapid and Accurate Virus Testing at Your Fingertips

Availability of widespread rapid testing for COVID-19 has advanced since the start of the pandemic, resulting in faster infection diagnoses and…

Brain Sensor Grid.

New Sensor Grids Record Human Brain Signals in Record-breaking Resolution

A team of engineers, neurosurgeons and medical researchers has published data from both humans and rats demonstrating that new arrays of brain…

The shape of pleomorphic virions.

Let’s Talk About Shapes: Viral Characteristics That Make It Successful In Human Cell Infection

Piecing Together the Requirements to Tackle Antiviral Drug Resistance and Future Pandemics

Kidney histology.

Slide-seq: A Novel Method to Map Tissue Cells

RNA is used to measure gene expression— which genes are active in a cell. Scientists can use patterns of gene expression to tell the difference…

A male is experiencing a backache after sleeping.

How Much Does It Hurt (Exactly)?

Left untreated, pain can have major negative effects on sufferers’ quality of life.

Nanosensors Contacting Cells.

Rejection Detection (of Transplants)

Successful organ transplants are important to the quality of life of patients with end-stage organ failure.

A decorative image.

Pinpointing Plenty of Proteins - in a Single Cell

The cell is the fundamental unit of life, but until recently, it was very difficult for researchers to study the activities of an individual cell.

Nerve Cells.

Firing Neurons With Nanowire and Light

The brain is responsible for regulating life sustaining functions, taking in sensory information, controlling movement, and creating thought.

This page last reviewed on September 14, 2023