The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has awarded a grant of up to $19 million to a team led by Brown University researchers to develop microdevices that can be implanted on the brain's surface. The microdevices, called neurograins because they are about the size of a grain of salt, could record and stimulate neural activity while being connected wirelessly to computers.
DARPA grant funds development of tiny brain implants
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