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Cyborg Tissue: Half Human, Half Robot

08/29/2012 09:29 am 09:29:50

They beat like real heart cells, but the rat cardiomyocytes in a dish at Harvard University are different in one crucial way. Snaking through them are wires and transistors that spy on each cell's electrical impulses. In future, the wires might control their behaviour too.

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