Call for Australia to develop bionic brain
Australia could be the first country to develop a bionic brain, according to a new report calling for national investment in brain research.
The report, Inspiring smarter brain research in Australia, estimates that an effective investment in brain research would cost about $250 million over the coming decade.
It would involve the creation of the Australian Brain Initiative to better coordinate efforts in brain research - including building the first bionic brain.
One of the researchers involved in the