Biologists and computer scientists at Australia’s Monash University have taught a cluster of brain cells living in a lab dish to play Pong, the rudimentary ping-pong video game from the 1970s.
Category: TRENDS IN HI-TECH by Ben Daviss – Oct 18 2022
DID SCIENTISTS GET THE CAUSE OF ALZHEIMER’S WRONG?
Conventional scientific wisdom says that Alzheimer’s Disease is caused by a protein called amyloid-beta gathering in clots among brain cells, preventing them from communicating properly.
A FIRST: SCIENTISTS REVERSE BENCHMARK SYMPTOMS OF AGING IN HUMANS
Two things happen to each of us as we age. First, the telomeres—the “end caps” on our DNA strands that protect our chromosomes—shorten.