MIT creates a chip that simulates the connection between nerves and muscle — TechCrunch

In an attempt to better understand neuromuscular conditions like ALS, engineers at MIT have developed a quarter-sized chip housing a muscle strip and some motor neurons. The setup is designed to recreate the neuromuscular junction, the bit of chemical synapse where neurons and muscle fibers meet. The team has developed a method for creating muscle…

via MIT creates a chip that simulates the connection between nerves and muscle — TechCrunch

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