'Thinking' robot with neurons grown in a lab from living brain cells is taught to steer its way around walls and obstacles


Publication Title
Daily Mail
Publication/Creation Date
October 26 2021
Creators/Contributors
Jonathan Chadwick (creator)
The University Of Tokyo (contributor)
Hirokazu Takahashi (contributor)
Persuasive Intent
Information
Description
"Researchers at University of Tokyo grow artificial neurons from living brain cells. These were connected to a compact robot on wheels, about the size of a hand. Artificial neurons were electrically stimulated so the bot could navigate a maze."
HCI Platform
Robotical
Relation to Body
Around
Source
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-10132249/Japanese-robot-uses-neurons-grown-lab-avoid-obstacles.html

Date archived
November 15 2021
Last edited
November 15 2021
How to cite this entry
Jonathan Chadwick. (October 26 2021). "'Thinking' robot with neurons grown in a lab from living brain cells is taught to steer its way around walls and obstacles". Daily Mail. Daily Mail. Fabric of Digital Life. https://fabricofdigitallife.com/Detail/objects/5548