Its a great start to many great things to come. The simple applications are
too many to think about. I think this is just the start of some very exciting
One step closer to human brain implants.
<< Last year, IIRC, they were experimenting with eel neurons.
This year, they're working with the whole eel brain (and other organisms).
From the article:
"A wide variety of other similar experiments are unfolding in labs across the
country, where rapid advances in electronics and other fields have enabled
scientists to integrate animals and microelectronics. These experiments
envision a range of applications -- using bacteria attached to computer chips
to map pollutants, insects as part of sensors to detect land mines, chemical
weapons and narcotics, and rodent brains to help identify new medicines."
Stay hungry, you'll live longer.
--J. R. >>
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