How the brain regulates variability in motor functions

“We have shown that the brain uses a sophisticated algorithm to regulate motor variability in a way that improves task performance.” NOVEMBER 8, 2019 by Leah Burrows, Harvard University Anyone who has ever tried to serve a tennis ball or flip a pancake or even play a video game knows, it is hard to perform the […]

Artificial gut aims to expose the elusive microbiome

Testing platform will allow the research community to explore the human microbiome in new ways. Anne McGovern | Lincoln LaboratoryOctober 3, 2019 The microbiome is a collection of trillions of bacteria that reside in and on our bodies. Each person’s microbiome is unique — just like a fingerprint — and researchers are finding more and […]