New microscope captures awesome animated 3D movies of cells at high resolution and speed

Nobel laureate Eric Betzig's radical invention merges high-speed, non-invasive bioscanning and astronomy's adaptive optics

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How deep learning is about to transform biomedical science

“In silico labeling” aims to decode the terabytes of data per day generated in bio research labs

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A future ultraminiature computer the size of a pinhead?

Future ultrahigh-storage-density MRAM memory chip promises to outperform RAM and flash memory for AI, IoT, and 5G applications and reduce power needs in data centers

Surface structure of one-monolayer iron (Fe) deposited on a boron, gallium, aluminum, or indium nitride substrate. (credit: Jie-Xiang Yu and Jiadong Zang/Science Advances)

Intelligence-augmentation device lets users ‘speak silently’ with a computer by just thinking

MIT Media Lab researcher Arnav Kapur demonstrates the AlterEgo project (credit: Lorrie Lejeune/MIT)</p>
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Are you ready for atom-thin, ‘invisible’ displays everywhere?

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DARPA-funded prosthetic memory system successful in humans, study finds

Coded electrical signal reinforces memories in patients, supporting pioneering research at USC and Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

Hippocampal prosthesis restores memory functions by creating “MIMO” model-based electrical stimulation of the hippocampus --- bypassing a damaged brain region (red X). (credit: USC)

round-up | Five important biomedical technology breakthroughs

Ranging from AI-enhanced medical imaging to nanometer-scale MRI and a skin-implantable biosensor

PrintrBot Simple Metal modified with the LVE for FRESH printing. (credit: Adam Feinberg/HardwareX)

The brain learns completely differently than we’ve assumed, new learning theory says

New post-Hebb brain-learning model may lead to new brain treatments and breakthroughs in faster deep learning

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Next-gen optical disc has 10TB capacity and six-century lifespan

A future alternative to hard disks and Blu ray for storing exponentially exploding zettabytes of “Long Data” in energy-intensive data centers

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Recording data from one million neurons in real time

Applications include monitoring the brain in paralyzed patients, watching for epileptic seizure signs, and real-time feedback for robotic arms

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New algorithm will allow for simulating neural connections of entire brain on future exascale supercomputers

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DARPA-funded ‘body on a chip’ microfluidic system could revolutionize drug evaluation

Linked by microfluidic channels, compact system replicates interactions of 2 million human-tissue cells in 10 “organs on chips,” replacing animal testing

To measure the effects of drugs on different parts of the body, this microfluidic platform can connect engineered tissues from up to 10 artificial organs, allowing researchers to accurately replicate human-organ interactions for weeks at a time. (credit: Felice Frankel)

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