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Big improvements made in brain-computer interface technology

 

Last updated 3/13/2017 at Noon



SAN DIEGO – When people suffer spinal cord injuries and lose mobility in their limbs, it’s a neural signal processing problem. The brain can still send clear electrical impulses and the limbs can still receive them, but the signal gets lost in the damaged spinal cord.

The Center for Sensorimotor Neural Engineering (CSNE) – a collaboration of San Diego State University (SDSU) with the University of Washington (UW) and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) – is working on an implantable brain chip that can record neural electrical signals and transmit them to receivers in t...



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