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October 27, 1998

TECH TALK TUESDAY – Brain Implants

nancy Techie Tues 9-2-97

 The person thinks, electrical activity in his brain increases and sends a message to a computer chip. Science fiction? Think again! Brain implants are still experimental, but one neurosurgeon has had success with several patients. Will we all become Borg?

Brain Implants 

   Dr Roy Bakay of Emory University, Georgia has developed a technique which allows human brain cells to fuse with an electronic implant allowing the person to communicate directly with a computer.

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