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New fibers can deliver many simultaneous stimuli

New fibers can deliver many simultaneous stimuli | Chasing the Future | Scoop.it
Implanted into the brain or spinal column, they can transmit drugs, light, and electrical signals.

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Gust MEES's curator insight, January 25, 2015 9:21 AM

Implanted into the brain or spinal column, they can transmit drugs, light, and electrical signals.


Jocelyn Stoller's curator insight, January 25, 2015 10:38 AM

The beginning of the Holodeck . . .

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Research | 19 January 2015Multifunctional fibers for simultaneous optical, electrical and chemical interrogation of neural circuits in vivo AOPSkip authors

Andres Canales, Xiaoting Jia, Ulrich P Froriep, Ryan A Koppes, Christina M Tringides, Jennifer Selvidge, Chi Lu, Chong Hou, Lei Wei, Yoel Fink & Show more authors[…] Polina Anikeeva

 

 

Highly flexible fibers enable simultaneous electrical neural recording, optical stimulation and drug delivery in freely moving mice.

Research | 19 January 2015Nature Biotechnology (2015) doi:10.1038/nbt.3093Received 04 August 2014 Accepted 10 November 2014 Published online 19 January 2015

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A step closer to artificial livers

A step closer to artificial livers | Chasing the Future | Scoop.it
Prometheus, the mythological figure who stole fire from the gods, was punished for this theft by being bound to a rock. Each day, an eagle swept down and fed on his liver, which then grew back to be eaten again the next day.

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Biosciencia's curator insight, June 5, 2013 4:13 AM

MIT researchers have generated mature liver cells from induced pluripotent stem cells. In this image, the cell nuclei are stained blue. The green stain identifies liver cells, and the red stain identifies cells that are actively dividing.

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VIDEO: MIT creates shapeshifting furniture that can transform with a gesture

VIDEO: MIT creates shapeshifting furniture that can transform with a gesture | Chasing the Future | Scoop.it

Last year, MIT's Tangible Media Group unveiled the inFORM, a digital project that, by sensing presence and gestures, could let the user interact with physical objects remotely. ......MIT has now followed the project up with Transform...


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Peter Azzopardi's curator insight, April 12, 2014 3:48 AM

The Transform table made its debut at the Lexus Design Amazing exhibition in Milan.

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The e-Medicine Explosion | MIT Technology Review

The e-Medicine Explosion | MIT Technology Review | Chasing the Future | Scoop.it

e-Medicine is on the rise. Medicine has perennially been stuck in the era of fax machines, but new technology and new laws are bringing innovation in mobile devices, data analytics, and telemedicine. This collection explores how the e-medicine explosion is changing the way we collect and use health information—and how businesses manage health-care costs.


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Gust MEES's curator insight, February 26, 2013 11:41 AM

WOW! A MUST check!!!