Proton-based transistor could let machines communicate with living things

Tagged: Cyborgs, Transistor, Weird Science, Technology
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Posted: 5 years 5 weeks ago

"Materials scientists at the University of Washington have built a novel transistor that uses protons, creating a key piece for devices that can communicate directly with living things. The study is published online this week in the interdisciplinary journal Nature Communications. Devices that connect with the human body’s processes are being explored for biological sensing or for prosthetics, but they typically communicate using electrons, which are negatively charged particles, rather than protons, which are positively charged hydrogen atoms, or ions, which are atoms with positive or negative charge."



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Maybe this is a start of technology that could for example, show someone's memories or thoughts on a screen, I'd love to share a memory or thought of mine with a friend or family, would be very cool.


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