Somone at USC was developing a chip which would respond to stimuli in the same
way as a neuron would. Eventually, they hope to use it as a "prosthetic"
neuron, perhaps replacing some function lost to disease or trauma. I can't
remember their name though.
Toby Orloff (min.soft at ix.netcom.com) wrote:
: For a short story I'm writing I would be very grateful for a summary
: (or pointers, preferably on-line) of current research on interfacing
: living nerve impulses to semiconductor devices. What are the successes
: and failures of this to date?
: Please respond by email.
: Thanks, Toby Orloff
:min.soft at ix.netcom.com