Brain prosthesis passes live tissue test

The world’s first brain prosthesis is about to be tested in California. The brain region to be replaced is the hippocampus, which encodes experiences for storage as memories. Unlike devices like cochlear implants, which merely stimulate brain activity, the new silicon chip implant will take over the tasks of the damaged part of the brain

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