Researchers develop an artificial neuron closely mimicking the characteristics of

Researchers develop an artificial neuron closely mimicking the characteristics of a biological neuron.
In a recent article published in Nature Materials, researchers reported a conductance-based organic electrochemical neuron (c-OECN) that mimicked biological signaling in neurons, especially activation/inactivation of their sodium and potassium channels.
Neurons crosstalk and process information primarily via the sodium and potassium ion channels (in the cell membrane) through spike generation in membrane potentials (also called action potential).
Silicon and organic semiconductors-based neurons mimic only limited neural features.
Moreover, they operate at time and spike voltages radically varied from those witnessed in biology.
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Consequently, they require the coupling of supplementary sensing elements to act as neuromorphic sensors.
A circuit more closely mimicking biological neurons should be able to activate and inactivate faster like a sodium channel and activate post a delay like a potassium channel.

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