Monthly Archives: May 2017

EEG detects infant pain

Caroline Hartley and Oxford colleagues studied 72 infants during painful medical medical procedures.  Using EEG, they found a signature change in brain activity about a half-second after a painful stimulus. They seek to understand its use in monitoring and...

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Less invasive, soft tissue artificial retina

Oxford University student Vanessa Restrepo-Schild is developing a synthetic, soft tissue retina that more closely resembles human tissue than current artificial retina technology. Unlike existing implants, the cell-cultures are created from natural, biodegradable materials...

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