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Brown Unveils Novel Wireless Brain Sensor
February 28, 2013
In a significant advance for brain-computer interfaces, engineers at Brown University have developed a novel wireless, broadband, rechargeable, fully implantable brain sensor that has performed well in animal models for more than a year. They described the result in the Journal of Neural Engineering and at a conference this week.
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