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March 14th, 2013 at 10:17 am

Microchip heals itself after being blasted by lasers

A computer chip that can heal its own injuries.

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Our technologies are becoming more biological with each passing year. And here’s the latest breakthrough: Caltech engineers have developed an integrated computer chip that can learn to heal its own injuries.

Typically, microchips feature pathways so specialized that a single fault can render the entire thing inoperative. So, in an effort to overcome this lack of resilience, the High-Speed Integrated Circuits laboratory developed a chip which contains more than 100,000 transistors which don’t function all at once.

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