|Neural implants may hold key to unlocking brain's mysteries|
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LIVERMORE, Calif. — Deep inside Lawrence Livermore Laboratory’s Center for Bioengineering, scientist Sat Pannu and his research team are hard at work crafting spaghetti noodle-sized devices with a mundane appearance but an audacious goal: To rewire damaged human brains.
Fitted with dozens of tiny microelectrodes, each of these brain implants is intended to monitor the electrical activity of brains devastated by physical injury or mental illness — and provide the precise stimuli to help minds compensate for what they’ve lost.
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