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Alternative, rice-sized implant could help treat neurological disorders

June 11, 2020

Certain neurological conditions require battery-powered implants to treat them, e.g. neuron-stimulating electrodes may be surgically inserted into the brain while a separate battery-powered pacemaker-like device is implanted under the skin elsewhere in the body. These might be a hassle to replace. Scientists at Texas-based Rice University, US, led by graduate student Amanda Singer, have instead […]

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