Is uploading feasible?

John M. Price ez001932 at othello.ucdavis.edu
Thu Dec 2 12:45:47 EST 1993


Leslie Kay (lmk2 at garnet.berkeley.edu) wrote:
: In article <pete.754781127 at extro.ucc.su.oz.au>,
: Peter Alexander Merel <pete at extro.ucc.su.OZ.AU> wrote:
: >adh at rambla.Sun.COM (Sandwich Maker) writes:
: >
: >>that's like saying your car is new because you changed the oil.
: >>you *don't* copy your neurons.  the *only* neurons that you can
: >>regrow are your olfactory bulbs.
: >

: Actually, it's the olfactory receptors, which feed into the
: olfactory bulbs.  Also the granule cells in the Dentate gyrus
: grow throughout life as do those in the cerebellum (I think).

Is this GROW?  All neurons do that.  Or is it REPRODUCE? a very limited
event in cells that carry action potentials.
jmp.


: Leslie Kay
: lmk2 at garnet.berkeley.edu



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