Of Mice and Memory Chips

Israeli scientists imprint multiple, persistent memories on a culture of neurons, paving the way to cyborg-type machines….Researchers at Tel Aviv University in Israel have demonstrated that neurons cultured outside the brain can be imprinted with multiple rudimentary memories that persist for days without interfering with or wiping out others…The bottom line, the authors wrote: “these findings hint chemical signaling mechanisms might play a crucial role in memory and learning in task-performing in vivo networks.”

Read this item from Scientific American

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