Tag Archives: Brain

Brain-Machine Interface Can Create Synthetic Speech Based on Brain Activity

Researchers at UC San Francisco have a developed a brain-machine interface that may allow speech-impaired patients to “speak” through the device. The researchers have described the system as a stepping stone to neural speech prostheses. The system monitors the brain activity of a user and then converts this to natural sounding speech using a virtual… Read More »

Biochemical switches identified that could be triggered to treat muscle, brain disorders

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital scientists have found that the enzymes ULK1 and ULK2 play a key role in breaking down cell structures called stress granules, whose persistence leads to toxic buildup of proteins that kill muscle and brain cells. Such buildup is central to the pathology of three related diseases: inclusion body myopathy (IBM),… Read More »

Best foods for the brain: 5 foods that will make you smarter

Smoothie Bowl (Photo Credits: healthyfoodieslove/Instagram) Healthy food and smartness are co-related. Various emerging evidence exists that apart from making you healthier and slimmer, a healthy diet can also impact your smartness. A quality diet plays an essential role in our cognitive functioning. There are certain foods that are known to impact your intelligence quotient by… Read More »