By Lesley J. Vos
According to a recent announcement on X, Musk's company Neuralink has successfully implanted a wireless brain chip in a human.
Musk stated, highlighting the potential of this technology in addressing complex neurological conditions.
Notes professor Anne Vanhoestenberghe of King’s College London.
École Polytechnique Fédérale in Lausanne has made strides in enabling a paralyzed man to walk through brain and spine implants.
It was reported that Neuralink’s animal testing resulted in the deaths of about 1,500 animals. Despite this, the US Department of Agriculture found no violations of animal research rules in a July 2023 investigation, although a separate probe is ongoing.
Professor Tara Spires-Jones, president of the British Neuroscience Association, stated,
Musk further envisions the first product, Telepathy, enabling users to control devices through thought alone. He speculates about drawing inspiration from the late Stephen Hawking.