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How Close Are We To Wireless Brain Implants in Humans?

Dr Azlina Ahmad Annuar, Neurogeneticist

11-Sep-20 14:00

How Close Are We To Wireless Brain Implants in Humans?

Elon Musk recently showed off how his start-up Neuralink has successfully implanted chips into the brain of several pigs, with the hopes that these brain implants could someday be used in humans to cure diseases related to our nervous system. But how far off into the future is this possibility?

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