In your opinion, how likely is it that within the next couple of
hundred years we will develop a way of sending and recieving very
specific signals to the brain--signals precise enough to simulate most
of the sensory input we recieve from the world around us.
I know that artificial prostheses are being worked on for amputees. There
are two major types of design but I only remember the one that was more
- You take the severed nerve and run it thru a silicon array. This array
picks up signals, interprets them and then runs them down to an artificial
limb effecting the appropriate reaction.
Terry Brannon tbrannon at lion.eecs.lehigh.edu
medical biology via acupunctural bioelectrics
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