Living brains implanted with electronic chips to replace ‘faulty’ parts

Posted: January 19, 2012 in NEWS
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Rob Waugh
Mail Online
January 18, 2012

Faulty parts of living brains have been replaced by electronic chips, in an astonishing and controversial scientific breakthrough.

It’s a move that has been anticipated many times in science fiction, with creatures such as The Terminator, a ‘cyborg’ hybrid of flesh and machinery.

But now, researchers at Tel Aviv University have successfully created circuits that can replace motor functions – such as blinking – and implanted them into brains.

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