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June 28th, 2004

Nanotubes Boost Neuron Growth

Abstract:
Researchers from the University of California at Riverside have coaxed neurons from a rat's brain to grow on a mat of multiwalled carbon nanotubes. The method is a step toward neuron-electronic interfaces that would allow for direct biological control of computers and prosthetic devices.

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