Sunday, December 04, 2011


MIT researchers have created a semiconductor chip that is said to imitate how the brain’s neurons adapt in response to new information. With about 400 transistors, the silicon chip can simulate the activity of a single brain synapse — a connection between two neurons that allows information to flow from one to the other. The chip could also be used in neural prosthetic device research related to artificial retinas, says Chi-Sang Poon, a principal research scientist in the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology. On my technology blog...
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