Samsung NX500 Sony CyberShot HX90 Canon PowerShot G3 X Panasonic DMC-FZ330 Nikon Coolpix P900 Olympus Stylus 1s
Samsung NX500 Sony CyberShot HX90 Canon PowerShot G3 X Panasonic DMC-FZ330 Nikon Coolpix P900 Olympus Stylus 1s
  News Headlines Apple Canon Casio Fujifilm HTC LG Microsoft Nikon Olympus Panasonic Pentax Ricoh Rollei Samsung Sony  
Lets Go Digital
Powered by True
Counted by
Camera tracks brain activity
Ilse Jurriƫn : May 6th 2008 - 11:15 CET
Digital Camera Review Test Appareil Photo Numerique Prueba camara digital Digitale Camera Test Dijital Kamera Incelemeleri Digitalkamera Test Digitalkamera
NewsSemiconductor camera implanted in mouse's brain : Japanese researchers have implanted a small camera inside a mouse's brain to see how memory is formed, in an experiment they hope to some day apply to humans to treat illnesses such as Parkinson's disease. The study, published in the "Journal of Neuroscience Methods" and "Sensors and Actuators," used a camera 3 mm (0.1 inch) long, 2.3 mm wide and 2.4 mm in depth, said Jun Ohta, professor at Nara Institute of Science and Technology in western Japan. Working with researchers at Kinki University, Ohta implanted the special semiconductor camera inside the hippocampus of the mouse's brain, designing the devise so that a screen showed blue light whenever the camera captured memory being recorded by the brain.
Camera tracks brain activityCamera tracks brain activity
The researchers injected the mouse with a substance that lights up whenever there is brain activity. The camera then captures that light and the visuals come up on a screen. The team now plans to use the camera while the mouse is walking.

Research to treat Parkinson disease
"We are thinking about how to apply this to humans, though we must be very careful, as it involves implanting something into the brain," Ohta told Reuters. "It would take 10 years at the earliest." The researchers hope the study will lead to new ways to treat Parkinson's disease, as they aim to have the camera track brain activity that trigger symptoms such as tremors.

   Sony underwater housing review
   Imaging Network
   Telefoon reviews
   Next  Red Sea diving with Olympus E-3
   Previous  New camera phone processor announced
   News by brand:News
   News by category:Source of Information
   News by brand and category:News Source of Information
   Canon EOS 750D - $749.00
   Nikon D7200 - $839.00
   Sony Alpha 6000 - $398.00
   Samsung NX3000 - $
   Nikon D3200 - $446.95
   Olympus PEN E-PL7 - $499.00
   Canon EOS M3 - $429.00
   Panasonic Lumix DMC GF7 - $519.00
   Canon PowerShot SX610 HS - $189.00
   Canon EOS 700D - $495.00

LetsGoDigital digital camera magazine
Latest News announcements
Katy Perry Prismatic World Tour
Waterproof Bluetooth portable speaker
Analog watches with built-in activity tracker
Augmented Reality Smart Glasses System
Rugged phone cases for new iPhone 6
4K UHD video streaming service
iBudy a kids smartphone
Best Black Friday computer deals
Thanksgiving & Black Friday software offer
Forecast for Holiday Consumer Electronics purchases
Android Auto Connected Cars
3D Social Network app for smartphones
Oppo R5 smartphone
Luxury smartphone from Gresso
Oppo N3 smartphone
Twitter LetsGoDigital
Latest news headlines
Sony Alpha A68
CES 2016 Keynote
LG V10 Android smartphone
First smartphone to offer manual mode for video
LG V10
Samsung Z3 Tizen-based smartphone
Samsung Accessories for Galaxy Devices
Samsung Galaxy View
Toshiba DynaPad Windows tablet
LG V10 offers next-generation photography and video
ZTE official partner of the Cleveland Cavaliers
Chicago Bulls teams up with smartphone manufacturer
Canon USA honored with SmartWay Excellence Award
Logi Circle Portable Home Connection Camera
Samsung Home Monitoring Kit
  Accessories Android Apps Camcorders Digital cameras Mobile phones Smartphones Software Tablets   CES CeBIT Gadgets IFA Photokina PMA