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Neurochip

Formation: – Made of silicon doped with EOSFETs for sensing neuron activity – Contains capacitors for electrical stimulation of neurons – Developed by University of […]

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Formation:
– Made of silicon doped with EOSFETs for sensing neuron activity
– Contains capacitors for electrical stimulation of neurons
– Developed by University of Calgary scientists led by Naweed Syed
– Enables monitoring brain cell activity at unprecedented resolution
– Allows for drug discoveries for neurodegenerative diseases

Applications:
– Current use in neuron research
– Future potential in retinal implants and brain implants
– Experimental phase for broader applications
– Offers possibilities for advanced medical interventions
– Promising technology for enhancing human health

See also:
– Brain-computer interfacing
– CoDi technology
– Cultured neuronal networks
– Neuroprosthetics
– Related technologies for brain-related research and interventions

References:
– Article in The Globe and Mail about Calgary scientists’ work
– Research publication on neuron-semiconductor chip technology
– Tech2 article on upcoming human brain on a microchip
– The Engineer’s coverage of neurochip resolution monitoring
– University of Calgary’s report on advances in neurochip technology

Neurochip (Wikipedia)

A neurochip is an integrated circuit chip (such as a microprocessor) that is designed for interaction with neuronal cells.

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