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Can these brains on a chip help scientist understand how to correct mutations and faulty connections?

I would prefer using stem cells or gene therpay to correct problems to putting something unnatural inside brains.
See link.
https://futurism.com/researchers-just-created-a-revolutionary-brain-on-a-chip/
Should say brains on a chip and faulty connections.

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I think they are a great advancement for research, but like you, I only approve of the use of prosthetics if the condition can't be corrected by other means, such as regeneration or other restorative therapies.
We shouldn't be melding machine and man unless it's absolutely necessary to achieve "normal" function.
Even then, the process needs to be strictly regulated so we don't have goons creating cyborgs.
In my opinion, that's one of the many techno-paths to extinction.
Organics need to be valued and protected as we protect endangered species.
A cyborg isn't a "better" human. It's a cyborg.

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