Research Team Develops Precise Brain Surgery to Remove Diseased Cells Without a Scalpel

This shows a drawing of a brain with a hand under itResearchers have developed a new, non-invasive method to remove dysfunctional brain circuitry and surgically treat neurological conditions. The technique, called PING, uses focused ultrasound combined with microbubbles to penetrate the blood-brain barrier and deliver neurotoxins targeted at the problematic brain area.