Global Technology – April 2016

Scientists at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore have developed a small smart chip that can be paired with neural implants for efficient wireless transmission of brain signals.

Neural implants when embedded in the brain can alleviate the debilitating symptoms of Parkinson’s disease or give paraplegic people the ability to move their prosthetic limbs.

However, they currently need to be connected by wires to an external device outside the body. For a prosthetic patient, the neural implant is connected to a computer that de.....

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