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4.14.2004

Brain-Computer Interface 

Associated Press notes of human clinical trials for brain implants which would allow patients to communicate with a computer by thought alone.
Cyberkinetics Inc. of Foxboro, Mass., has received Food and Drug Administration approval to begin a clinical trial in which four-square-millimeter chips will be placed beneath the skulls of paralyzed patients.

If successful, the chips could allow patients to command a computer to act — merely by thinking about the instructions they wish to send.

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