Monkeys "Move and Feel" Virtual Objects Using Only Their Brains
In a first ever demonstration of a two-way interaction between a primate brain and a virtual body, two monkeys trained at the Duke University Center for Neuroengineering learned to employ brain activity alone to move an avatar hand and identify the texture of virtual objects.
Oct. 5, 2011
Zinc Regulates Communication Between Brain Cells
Zinc has been found to play a critical role in regulating communication between cells in the brain, possibly governing the formation of memories and controlling the occurrence of epileptic seizures.
Sept. 21, 2011
Duke Orthopaedics Welcomes New Physicians
Duke Orthopaedics warmly welcomes Samuel B. Adams Jr., MD, Grant E. Garrigues, MD, Richard C. Mather III, MD, and Rachel M. Reilly, MD to the Duke Orthopaedics family.
Sept. 9, 2011
Elusive Gene Mutations Found for Malignant Brain Tumor
A discovery by scientists at Duke University Medical Center and Johns Hopkins University could increase the chances for an effective combination of drug therapy to treat the second most common type of brain tumor.
Aug. 4, 2011