Monthly Archives: January 2015

A Bendable Implant Taps the Nervous System without Damaging It

  WHY IT MATTERS Neuroscientists need new materials to restore movement to paralyzed people. An implant made of silicone and gold wires is as stretchy as human tissue. Medicine these days entertains all kinds of ambitious plans for reading off brain signals to control wheelchairs, or using electronics to...
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