Tesla Inc (NASDAQ: TSLA) CEO Elon Musk‘s startup Neuralink mind chip might assist deal with morbid weight problems; that is what Musk believes. Echoing Musk’s assertion, scientists say it isn’t an impossibility.
Responding to a Twitter submit on the identical line, Musk mentioned that it’s attainable, and his firm is engaged on challenges like reversing paralysis.
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Musk additionally described the challenges of growing the Neuralink system, and known as for individuals with particular expertise to hitch his firm.
Neuralink is growing a microchip that is implanted into an individual’s cranium. Tiny wires geared up with electrodes fan out from the system into the mind, permitting it to learn and stimulate mind performance. Musk additionally believes Neuralink might deal with sure neurological problems.
In February, the U.S. Division of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service started investigating allegations of merciless therapy of macaque monkeys which might be getting used to check Neuralink’s know-how. The investigation was initiated after a grievance filed by the Physicians Committee for Accountable Drugs.
Final yr, Musk launched a video exhibiting a macaque monkey enjoying a online game, solely by utilizing ideas, with using a neural implant.
Neuralink has mentioned that it hopes to start human trials later this yr.
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