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RAMA September 29 2013 01:45 AM

Neural dust a step towards brain-computer interface
 
http://upgrade.io9.com/neural-dust-i...exus-806802917

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Brain-computer interfaces today generally work by sticking electrodes into the brain. That runs into severe problems - all those electrodes cause trauma as they penetrate the brain, and leave wires that wind through and between the brain's neurons, potentially attracting scar tissue or driving the brain to reject the implant.


The proposed 'Neural Dust' system (and it's just a proposal for now) would work differently. The authors propose sprinkling tiny dust-sized passive silicon sensors, about 100 microns across, throughout the human cortex.'''

Metryq September 29 2013 10:39 PM

Re: Neural dust a step towards brain-computer interface
 
Kirk is allergic to Retinox. If Pike were allergic to "neural dust," it would be one way to upgrade his story while taking into account medical advances by the 23rd century.

Maj. Kusanagi, of course, is not allergic to cyberbrain implants.

Asbo Zaprudder September 30 2013 09:14 AM

Re: Neural dust a step towards brain-computer interface
 
They're in my head stealing my thoughts!

YellowSubmarine September 30 2013 04:39 PM

Re: Neural dust a step towards brain-computer interface
 
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Asbo Zaprudder wrote: (Post 8707969)
They're in my head stealing my thoughts!

No, they aren't, that's just a thought they implanted in your head. It's not actually true.


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