Scientists Create Microchip From Human Brain Cells

A new technology will help researchers discover drugs for various neurological disorders.

Scientists from the University of Calgary and National Research Council Canada have developed a microchip made from a network of human brain cells. The Neurochip will allow researchers to study the working of a large group of cells in minute detail and perform drug screening for various brain disorders, which will help them find cures for neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.

University of Calgary

[via Engadget]

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