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Scientists use brain-like tissue in advance for ‘biocomputing’ research

  • Researchers grew a ‘brain organoid’ from stem cells. Explain what stem cells are

  • Stem cells are one possible way of helping the brain to recover from trauma. Explain other methods of functional recovery after trauma

  • Explain the term ‘localisation of function’

  • The technology created by researchers could identify Japanese vowel sounds.

    Which part(s) of the brain might this be simulating?

  • In the mid 20th century, advancement in computer science inspired psychology. Now it seems that advancement in psychology might inspire computer science. According to the article, what do Johns Hopkins scientists say are the possible applications, benefits and risks of this area of research?

Danny Galbraith, St Bartholomew’s School

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