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Musk’s Neuralink to start human trials for brain implants

Posted on AllSides September 21st, 2023
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Elon Musk‘s Neuralink has received approval from an independent review board to begin human testing for its brain implant technology, the company announced Tuesday.

The human trials will focus on those who have suffered cervical spinal cord injuries and will take about six years to complete. Test subjects will have the chip, a brain-computer interface, inserted into their heads. The company said the initial goal is to get the human test subjects to operate a computer mouse and keyboard with their thoughts alone.

The announcement comes after a lengthy and...

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