Neuralink implant patient's brain-chip started peeling away

09/05/2024 | The Guardian

An update by Neuralink has revealed that the first human patient to be implanted with a brain-chip experienced an unexpected setback during his recovery. According to the neurotechnology company owned by Elon Musk, the device began to detach from the patient's brain, and some of its threads, which connect the miniature computer to the brain, had started to retract. While the cause of detachment was not disclosed, Neuralink engineers were able to refine the implant and restore functionality. The possibility of removing the implant was considered after the detachment came to light.

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