john donoghue http://ripr.org en Brown Researchers' "BrainGate" Wins $1M Prize http://ripr.org/post/brown-researchers-braingate-wins-1m-prize <p><a href="http://www.braingate2.org/index.asp">BrainGate </a>is a research project based primarily at Brown University, but with scientist, physician, and engineer team members at Massachusetts General, Stanford University, and the Providence VA, focused on developing technologies that help people with neurologic disease or injuries regain the ability to move and communicate.</p> Tue, 15 Oct 2013 15:36:50 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 23233 at http://ripr.org Brown Researchers' "BrainGate" Wins $1M Prize Brain Activity Map Creates Buzz, But Funding Still Needed http://ripr.org/post/brain-activity-map-creates-buzz-funding-still-needed <p>Scientists in Rhode Island are waiting for word from the federal government about whether or not it will fund a huge, multi-year effort to map the brain’s activity. But, as the head of the Institute for Brain Science at Brown University says, funding or no funding, even the buzz about brain science is beneficial.</p> Tue, 12 Mar 2013 09:30:00 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 11751 at http://ripr.org Brain Activity Map Creates Buzz, But Funding Still Needed