Cyborgs are one step closer to become a reality
U-shaped nanowires can record electrical chatter inside a brain or heart cell without causing any damage.
Manufactured nanoprobe arrays are small enough for recording the inner workings of cardiac cells, neurons.
Study was published in the Nature Nanotechnology.
Research was done by the University of Surrey’s Advanced Technology Institute (ATI), Harvard University and Yonsei University.
Mentioned in this article:
Advanced Technology Institute (ATI) - University of Surrey's research centre.
Charles Lieber - American chemist and pioneer in the field of nanoscience and nanotechnology and author.
Nature Nanotechnology - A journal providing information from all aspects of nanoscale science and technology.
Yonsei University - Private multidisciplinary research university.
Yunlong Zhao - Assistant Professor at University of Surrey and Senior Research Scientist at National Physical Laboratory.