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Intel's neuromorphic chip can 'smell' 10 different odors

17 Mar 2020

Intel's neuromorphic chip can 'smell' 10 different odors

In a major development, a team of researchers from Intel and Cornell University has trained a neuromorphic chip to 'smell' 10 different odors.

This device will train your brain to sleep better

08 Jan 2020

This device will train your brain to sleep better

The problem of insomnia affects millions around the world and is seen as something that cannot be cured completely.

Five brain exercises to help boost your memory

10 Nov 2019

Five brain exercises to help boost your memory

Exercise is an essential part of our lives and has several positive effects on the body. Regular exercise and a healthy diet are necessary to stay fit.

Five Yoga asanas to improve your brain power

22 Aug 2019

Five Yoga asanas to improve your brain power

With increasingly packed work schedules, unhealthy lifestyles, and high levels of stress and anxiety, your mental health is bound to take a toll.

Top five proven health benefits of turmeric

12 Aug 2019

Top five proven health benefits of turmeric

Turmeric, a commonly available ingredient in the Indian kitchen, is a super-food in its own right.

This robotic arm can be controlled with mind: Here's how

23 Jun 2019

This robotic arm can be controlled with mind: Here's how

For years, scientists have been developing brain-computer interfaces aimed at converting neural signals (brain activity) into understandable information or actions.

China's 'brain talker' chip can finally bring mind-reading to life

04 Jun 2019

China's 'brain talker' chip can finally bring mind-reading to life

The talk of mind-reading always sounds unreal, because obviously no one can actually look into your head and read your thoughts.

Now, AI can transform brain activity into realistic speech

26 Apr 2019

Now, AI can transform brain activity into realistic speech

AI has wide applications but a group of scientists is using the technology for a noble cause - to give voice to those who can't speak.

Boy born 'without brain' proves doctors wrong; grows it back

22 Feb 2019

Boy born 'without brain' proves doctors wrong; grows it back

In a miraculous news, a boy who was born with only 2% of his brain is now six years old and has grown back most of his brain, defying what his doctors believed at the time of his birth.

#HealthBytes: 5 brain exercises to help boost your memory

15 Feb 2019

#HealthBytes: 5 brain exercises to help boost your memory

Exercise is an essential part of our lives and has several positive effects on the body. Regular exercise and a healthy diet are necessary to stay fit.

Rajasthan: As doctors remove brain tumor, patient recites 'Hanuman Chalisa'

31 Dec 2018

Rajasthan: As doctors remove brain tumor, patient recites 'Hanuman Chalisa'

Remembering God during the time of severe crisis is something that comes naturally to almost everybody.

Man tweets 'I love your body' to Taapsee, actress replies

18 Dec 2018

Man tweets 'I love your body' to Taapsee, actress replies

Taapsee Pannu is known to be someone who has no time for crap, much like her character Rumi in Manmarziyaan.

Paralyzed people text, stream music with their thoughts: See how

24 Nov 2018

Paralyzed people text, stream music with their thoughts: See how

A few weeks back, we reported that Samsung is working on a system to help disabled individuals operate televisions with their brains.

Soon, you may be able to share thoughts with friends

02 Oct 2018

Soon, you may be able to share thoughts with friends

People often wonder if it is possible to share thoughts without actually saying or writing something.

AIIMS Patna doctors perform brain surgery while interacting with patient

25 Sep 2018

AIIMS Patna doctors perform brain surgery while interacting with patient

For the first time in Bihar, a team of doctors at AIIMS Patna used local anesthesia to remove a tumor from the brain of a 21-year-old man.

This Gurugram eight-year-old had 100+ tapeworms in her brain

23 Jul 2018

This Gurugram eight-year-old had 100+ tapeworms in her brain

For six months, this eight-year-old had been suffering from severe headache and epileptic seizures.

Sign up to get your brain preserved after you die

15 Mar 2018

Sign up to get your brain preserved after you die

A new start-up called Nectome can reportedly preserve human brain and upload memories and consciousness onto a computer.

Technology developed to read brains and identify songs you're listening

05 Feb 2018

Technology developed to read brains and identify songs you're listening

In a study carried out by researchers from Brazil, India, Germany, and Finland, a Magnetic Resonance (MR) machine was used to read participants' minds and figure out what song they are listening to.

This neurosurgeon wants to connect humans with Internet using brain-implants!

01 Dec 2017

This neurosurgeon wants to connect humans with Internet using brain-implants!

Dr. Eric Leuthardt, scientist-neurosurgeon at Washington University in St. Louis, believes "brain implants" to seamlessly connect people and computers will be the trend in the coming decades like tattoos and plastic-surgeries.

Study: Mere presence of a smartphone can reduce brain power

26 Jun 2017

Study: Mere presence of a smartphone can reduce brain power

Researchers from the University of Texas in Austin, USA, have concluded that the mere presence of a smartphone can hinder your ability to concentrate on a task, thereby significantly reducing your brain power.

Does our brain have a "GPS" neuron?

01 Jun 2017

Does our brain have a "GPS" neuron?

In a breakthrough, scientists have now identified a neuron in our brain, which might play a significant role in our ability to navigate through our environments.

ARM chip to aid in brain and spinal injury recovery

18 May 2017

ARM chip to aid in brain and spinal injury recovery

ARM and US researchers at the Centre for Sensorimotor Neural Engineering (CSNE) at University of Washington are working on a chip capable of helping people to recover from brain and spinal injuries.