Scientists target the development of ‘biocomputing’ using human brain cells

Thomas Hartung in his laboratory with dishes in which brain cells grow

Scientists have proposed creating a computer made of millions of human brain cells that they say could outperform silicon-based devices while consuming more energy. An international team led by Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, published in the journal Frontiers in Science on Tuesday a detailed map of what they call “spy intelligence”. The device will …

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