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Elon Musk unveils brain-reading chip in pigs

Published on August 29, 2020 - Duration: 01:40s

Elon Musk unveils brain-reading chip in pigs

Elon Musk has revealed that new wireless technology, which he hopes will helppeople with severe neurological conditions, has been implanted into pigs.

TheTesla and SpaceX founder showed off the technology during a demonstration fromhis startup Neuralink which appeared aimed at recruiting new staff.

Theentrepreneur showed off a prototype of the device, about the size of a largecoin, which had been surgically placed inside several pigs shown in anenclosure behind him.

He said of one pig: โ€œWe have a healthy and happy pig,initially shy but obviously high energy and, you know, kind of loving life,and sheโ€™s had the implant for two months.โ€ He described the chip as โ€œa Fitbitin your skull with tiny wiresโ€.

He said: โ€œThe neurons are like wiring, and yousort of need an electronic thing to solve an electronic problem.โ€

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