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Caption: A Brown University prototype of a new implantable neuroprosthesis. Neural signals gathered by a sensor implanted in the skull could travel down a fiber optic cable to a wireless transmitter in a partient's chest, providing a strong, stable signal that could control assistive devices.
Credit: Nurmikko Lab/Brown University
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