Craig Forest robotic neural recordings

Craig Forest robotic neural recordings

Researchers at MIT and Georgia Tech have developed a way to automate a process called whole-cell patch clamping, which involves bringing a tiny hollow glass pipette in contact with the cell membrane of a neuron, then opening up a small pore in the membrane to record the electrical activity within the cell. (Credit: Sputnik Animation and MIT McGovern Institute)

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Engineering, Life Sciences and Biology, Research, Robotics
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brain, brain cell, college of engineering, Craig Forest, electrical activity, neuron, neuroscience, patch clamp, robot, robotics, School of Mechanical Engineering, whole-cell patch clamping
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  • Created By: Abby Vogel Robinson
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Dec 3, 2015 - 4:37pm
  • Last Updated: Oct 7, 2016 - 10:45pm