Day: September 27, 2011

Rat cyborg gets digital cerebellum

Human brain with the cerebellum highlighted in...

‘An artificial cerebellum has restored lost brain function in rats, bringing the prospect of cyborg-style brain implants a step closer to reality. Such implants could eventually be used to replace areas of brain tissue damaged by stroke and other conditions, or even to enhance healthy brain function and restore learning processes that decline with age.’ (via New Scientist, thanks to Neal).