Brain Implants Powered by Spinal Fluid: Another Huge Step Towards Our Cyborg Future

See on Scoop.itTracking the Future

The biggest question for would-be cyborgs is: How are you going to power all those brain implants? And now it looks like some MIT engineers may have stumbled upon the answer. They have developed a fuel cell that can run on your brain’s own glucose — a breakthrough that could result in powerful neural prosthetics that could restore and control a number of bodily functions.

Here’s how it would work — plus why this breakthrough could combine with two other recent developments to make a cyborg future much closer than it was before.

See on io9.com

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