Tuesday, September 13, 2016
The Faculty of Science and Technology (FCT) from Universidade NOVA de Lisboa, Portugal receives the Prime Minister and the Minister of Science, Technology and Higher Education that will visit laboratories and classrooms where actions arising host new students.
This initiative aims to integrate the new students by strengthening their curiosity and enthusiasm for natural science area of the respective courses, including hands-sessions on conducted by young researchers and students. The themes show the current limits of knowledge and the challenges facing the development incluing Brain-Computer Interface projects from LIBphys department.
Friday, September 09, 2016
OpenBCI has a new concept of EEG devices where you can create yourself with a desktop 3D-printer. You can also buy the product fully-assembled.
The Ultracortex is an open-source, 3D-printable headset intended to work with any OpenBCI Board. It is capable of recording research-grade brain activity (EEG), muscle activity (EMG), and heart activity (ECG). The Ultracortex Mark IV is capable of sampling up to 16 channels of EEG from up to 35 different 10-20 locations.
The Ultracortex Mark IV is the latest edition of the Ultracortex—a comfortable, adjustable, and 3D-printable EEG headset, compatible with all of the OpenBCI boards.
Thursday, September 08, 2016
Wednesday, September 07, 2016
The first grand challenge seeks to understand what makes brains unique.
The second is to find out how the brain solves the complex computational problems of life.
And the final challenge is how to use the information to help diagnose, prevent brain disease and to restore function when brains become damaged.
More informations here.