Neuralink brain reader will be ready for human trials in six months

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Elon Musk has revealed that Neuralink's mind reader might be tested on humans within six months. The business still needs approval from U.S. health officials to undertake tests using the brain chip.

Neuralink is developing a coin-sized implant that will be inserted into the skull. The goal is to communicate with a computer directly through the brain. This should allow paralysed individuals to move their muscles once more. Neuralink also intends to restore sight to the blind. Musk believes that even persons born blind should be able to accomplish this. Neuralink must gain approval from the Food and Drug Administration before the mind reader may be implanted in humans (FDA). Musk asserts that the majority of Neuralink's documentation has been submitted to the regulatory body. The FDA regulates medical equipment such as brain implants.

In recent years, the Neuralink chip has been tested on multiple animals. During an experiment on a monkey, the animal was able to play the fifty-year-old game, Pong mentally. The mind reader detected the app's brain activity and translated it into the movement of the board to cause the ball to bounce.

The Neuralink mind reader detects brain activity using wires smaller than a human hair. Due to their flexibility, these would be safer than present brain implants. Musk founded Neuralink in 2017; he frequently establishes ambitious companies, such as Tesla, Hyperloop, and SpaceX.

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