2 Mar 2011 Flanneltron   » (Journeyer)

Fiber Optic Neural Interfaces: Tests to Begin Soon

Popular Science [1] has reported a tidbit of information: Marc Christensen’s team at SMU is supposed to start testing if they can stimulate a rat’s leg with optical fibers. This is the same DARPA-funded project I mentioned last September in my article “Softer, Better, Faster, Stronger” [2].  DARPA held a related “Reliable Neural Interface Technology (RE-NET)” [...]

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