And that tracks with the way our motor circuits work—we’re not that complicated.
Simple neural networks outperform the state-of-the-art for controlling robotic prosthetics
Tracking radiation treatment in real time promises safer, more effective cancer therapy
The ability to accurately detect where X-rays land and in what dose could reduce the collateral damage from radiation therapy.
A brain game may predict your risk of infection
When a person’s cognitive function is highly variable, they’re likely to be more infectious and have more symptoms after exposure to a respiratory virus.
Century-old question on fluid in lungs answered
A “new physiological flow” modeled in the body could aid in treatment of lung infections and pulmonary edema.
Senior hires stand out in an impressive year for faculty hiring
The cohort of 36 new tenured and tenure-track faculty includes 11 faculty hired at the rank of professor or associate professor.
Shutting down backup genes leads to cancer remission, in mice
Cancer cells delete DNA when they go to the dark side, so a team of doctors and engineers targeted the “backup plans” running critical cell functions.