University researchers are asking the questions that will change the way we look at the world.
By constantly questioning, Birmingham's researchers aim to better understand the world around us.
Quest is a new international campaign by Birmingham which brings together the stories behind the University's current research in an up close, intelligent way. Quest focuses on asking the right questions, from whether quantum sensors could be the key to understanding dementia, to how regimes get away with rigging elections?
Are quantum sensors the key to understanding dementia?
The brain is the most complex natural structure in the known universe; its roughly 86 billion neurons transmitting 1000 impulses per second. To truly understand cognition, scientists need to see real-time communications between neural networks, on a millisecond basis. Could a new generation of magnetic systems to improve our understanding of everything from basic cognition to dementia and ADHD? Read more at https://www.birmingham.ac.uk/research/quest/21st-century-healthcare/Real-Time-Brain.aspx
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