News tagged with neural response

What drives brain changes in macular degeneration?

In macular degeneration, the most common form of adult blindness, patients progressively lose vision in the center of their visual field, thereby depriving the corresponding part of the visual cortex of input. Previously, ...

Mar 03, 2009
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Silicon whiskers detect neural responses

Dr. Kawano and colleagues successfully demonstrate the neural recording capability of micrometer sized VLS-silicon wires—'Toyohashi Probe' using the retina of a fish (see Fig.1 and Animation). ...

Oct 27, 2010
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