Posts Tagged ‘ neurons ’

Another step taken towards creating a synthetic brain

Mar 25th, 2009 | By I imagine it is because the final episode of Battlestar is very fresh in my head but the increasing advancement towards a synthetic brain is looking eerily predicted by that show.  On one side we have IBM creating software to mimic the workings of a brain, and on the other side we have an
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Weizmann Institute of Science Creates Artificial Nervous System / Genetic Circuit

Jan 28th, 2009 | By

It can go either way: Is it a synthetic nervous system or is it a genetic computer? Either way Prof. Elisha Moses of the Physics of Complex Systems Department, Drs. Ofer Feinerman and Assaf Rotem crossed the first bridge creating circuits and logic gates with live lab grown nerves. Test-tube neurons don’t automatically form complex
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