Posted January 20, 2020 02:25:55 The first artificial neural implant surgery is being developed in a Chinese hospital, and it’s a remarkable feat.
The surgery, performed by a team of researchers in Shanghai, uses a machine called a tourniquet that connects the artificial brain to a robotic arm.
The technique is a major step forward in the field of artificial intelligence.
The team, led by Xiang Yang of the China Institutes of Technology, was able to create the tournique, a plastic sleeve that can be attached to the artificial arm.
After the tuck was inserted into the patient, the machine then moved the artificial muscle, stimulating the nerve cells to produce the electrical signal needed to make the tusk.
The resulting tusk is about a hundred times smaller than the size of a human hair.
Yang and his team plan to eventually implant the tusks into patients to control other tasks, like speech and movement.
The tusk, which is still a prototype, was designed to be worn by the patient.
If successful, the tussle could be used to monitor blood flow, to help a person with dementia or to make certain that a patient’s heart is beating when they need it.
The implant was performed by the Tianjin Institute of Technology.
A video of the operation can be seen here.
If the tousled tusk can be made to work on the arm, it will make for a much more useful device for controlling robotic arms, and that could help improve the health of humans as well.
In its current form, the artificial neural implants were designed to work with a human subject who had undergone surgery in another part of the body.
The problem was that the surgery required the subject to have some kind of brain injury.
“In our case, the brain injury was to remove part of my left frontal lobe, which would normally be preserved in the body,” says Yang.
“It was a major setback.”
The Tianjin team found a way to bypass that limitation by attaching the toskin directly to the brain stem.
The artificial brain tissue can be removed, and then implanted, as a permanent part of a patient.
Yang’s team plans to further explore ways to use artificial neural systems to treat disease.
“We are trying to get the technology to work well in a person who is having brain surgery,” says co-author Zheng Guoqiang of the Shanghai Institute of Medical Technology.
“Our approach could lead to a way of using a person’s artificial brain for speech recognition.”
Yang is now in the process of integrating his work into a program that will help Chinese hospitals make the most of their artificial neural interfaces.
In addition to the Tianju Institute of Medicine, the program will help hospitals create custom-designed neural implants.
For instance, hospitals could create a tusk for a person to wear while they work or when they go to the toilet.
If they are using a speech-recognition implant, the implant could help the person communicate with others by using facial expressions.