New smart chip can wirelessly transmit brain signals

February 13, 2016

Scientists, including one of Indian origin, have developed a smart chip that can be paired with neural implants for efficient wireless transmission of brain signals to help combat Parkinson’s disease or allow paraplegic people to move their prosthetic limbs. Neural implants need to be connected by wires to an external device outside the body. For […]


Gravitational waves discovery: India’s imprint in landmark LIGO project

February 12, 2016

Indian groups contributed significantly to the historic search for gravitational waves. The key tasks they carried out included the following: * Understanding the response of the LIGO detector to the signals and terrestrial influences * Bounding the orbital eccentricity and estimating the mass and spin of the final black hole * Estimating energy and power […]