Fwd: World's first brain prosthesis revealed

From: Bruno Marchal <marchal.domain.name.hidden>
Date: Mon, 17 Mar 2003 10:42:32 +0100

Interesting news. (Embryo of comp practice, see below).

BTW the following http://home.ican.net/~arandall/ is also interesting about
metaphysics and about the *everything* idea. Some on the FOR list argues
could be considered as the father of the "many" idea, and have pointed to
Randall's page.


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>"The world's first brain prosthesis - an artificial hippocampus - is about
>to be tested in California. Unlike devices like cochlear implants, which
>merely stimulate brain activity, this silicon chip implant will perform the
>same processes as the damaged part of the brain it is replacing.
>The prosthesis will first be tested on tissue from rats' brains, and then
>on live animals. If all goes well, it will then be tested as a way to help
>people who have suffered brain damage due to stroke, epilepsy or
>Alzheimer's disease."
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