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+ - Scientists create Artificial Nervous System-> 3

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unc0nn3ct3d writes "Published in Nature Scientists at The Weizmann Institute of Science successfully cultured single dimensional neurons 100 axoms long to form Closed circuits and Logic Gates. Finding the right thickness to be able to begin manufacturing the foundation of a synthetic nervous system, or in other terms an organic / genetic computer.

The question is what will arise from this? Will this form the basis for a more efficient computing system, or a synthetic brain? Either way it a loooooonnnggg way off of either of those possibilities but it represents the first step."

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