Scientists develop “melting” brain implant

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There are a number of conditions where monitoring the brain and its functions are very important. For example, monitoring the brain of an epileptic patient allows doctors and electronic equipment see the beginning of a seizure and administer electric shocks to stop the seizure from happening.

The problem with this type of monitoring with technology today is that it requires the insertion of thin wires into the brain of a patient and the silicon circuits used to capture the signals sent from the electrodes are not flexible and won’t conform to the brain’s surface.

Full story: Scientists Develop “Melting” Brain Implant- Daily Tech

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