Gap Fill - Biotechnology - Level 2


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A Nigerian has made a revolutionary new computer that has intelligence. Dr Oshi Agabi spent trying to make a that can smell. He called his Koniku. He has raised over $1 million. Dr Agabi said his project has made of $10 million. Technology companies like Google and Microsoft are interested in it. Security companies are also interested. Koniku will be in and smell bombs and . It will also be in airport security . An additional use will be in hospitals to smell in humans.

Dr Agabi did not base Koniku on chips. He said silicon chips are not enough for the maths needed to recognize smells. Agabi based his device on brain from mice. Neurons are brain cells that share information. They use electricity and to send information. Using neurons in computers is called biotechnology. Agabi said: "Biology is technology. Bio is . Our deep learning are all copying the ." He added: "We want to build a…system that has . We do not want to build a brain. It's not fiction."

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