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Track Learning Curve of Your Brain

Anything from watching a movie to picking up a new song or language, we learn and experience things while our brains remodel and physically adapt to them. This is known as Brain Plasticity. While working with brain plasticity, researchers have developed a tool that monitors and measures brain plasticity i.e. learning curve, by tracking the proteins made by […]

Brain Cells, Playing Vintage Ping Pong… What?

As ridiculous as the title may sound, it has actually happened. This was made possible in in-vitro conditions by a group of researchers. It is the first instance where goal-directed tasks can be taught to a group of lab-grown brain cells. The setup consists of a collection of 800,000 mice brain cells “DishBrain”. How was DishBrain taught to Brain […]