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Brain-Computer Interfaces and the Future of Humanity

It might seem like science fiction, but the idea of connecting the brain to a computer isn’t all that new.

New CRISPR Technology Allows Turning Genes Off and On Again

A new CRISPR method allows researchers to silence most genes in the human genome and then reverse the changes.

Scientists connect human brain to computer wirelessly for the first time

BrainGate researchers have demonstrated human use of a wireless transmitter capable of delivering high-bandwidth neural signals.

Scientists Combine Brain Magnetic Fields, Eye-Tracking to Control Computers

Researchers are developing a unique gaze-based system to control a computer with “the power of thought”.

Scientists create the first embryo with human and non-human primate cells

In a ground-breaking experiment, researchers have successfully created the first human-monkey chimera.

Elon Musk Showcases Monkey Playing Pong With its Mind Using Neuralink Brain Implants – Video

The footage shows a nine-year-old macaque with a Neuralink chip inserted in each side of his brain interacting with a computer.

Researchers have grown ‘human embryos’ from skin cells. What does that mean, and is it ethical?

Researchers have successfully grown model versions of early human embryos by "reprogramming" cells from human skin.

Researchers treat brain tumors using ‘neutrobots’ in animal trials

A team of scientists in breakthrough research used microscopic robots to deliver drugs to the tissues of the affected animals.

How neuroethics can advance innovations for positive social impact

Neuroethics might just be one of the most essential tools to advance and accelerate the most impactful neuroscience.

Cognitive decline due to ageing can be reversed in mice – here’s what the new study means for humans

This offers hope that the cognitive impairment associated with growing older is a transient state we can potentially fix.

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