Researchers Teach Human Brain Cells in a Dish to Play “Pong”

Scientists have successfully taught a collection of human brain cells in a petri dish how to play the video game “Pong” — kind of. 

Video: https://youtu.be/9ksLuRoEq6A

Researchers at the biotechnology startup Cortical Labs have created “mini-brains“ consisting of 800,000 to one million living human brain cells in a petri dish, New Scientist reports. The cells are placed on top of a microelectrode array that analyzes the neural activity. 
— Read on futurism.com/the-byte/brain-cells-play-pong

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