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Submission + - Artificial Synapse Created for Synthetic Brain (gizmag.com)

Zothecula writes: It's probably still going to be a while before autonomous, self-aware androids are wandering amongst us. That scenario has come a little closer to reality, however, with researchers from the University of Southern California having created a functioning synapse circuit using carbon nanotubes. An artificial version of the connections that allow electrical impulses to pass between neurons in our brains, the circuit could someday be one component of a synthetic brain.
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Artificial Synapse Created for Synthetic Brain

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