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Wireless, Implanted Sensor Broadens Range of Brain Research
March 19, 2013
A compact, self-contained sensor recorded and transmitted brain activity data wirelessly for more than a year in early stage animal tests, according to a study funded by the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation, and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.
NIH/National Institute of Biomedical Imaging & Bioengineering
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