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brain im·plant

(brān im'plant)
Any substance or structure that is placed surgically intracranially.

brain implant

Any substance, tissue, or object placed surgically in the brain.
See also: implant
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The head of the center is John Donoghue, an American who led the early development of brain implants in the U.
Scientists have developed a brain implant that essentially melts into place, snugly fitting to the brain's surface.
Humans could regrow their own body parts like some amphibians, claim scientists Why a broken heart really does hurt 'Magic bullet' could make it easier to treat cancer A robot that can evolve and adapt is developed by British scientists Revolutionary brain implant could create real-life bionic manAcademics from The Wistar Institute in Philadelphia found that mice lacking the p21 gene gain the ability to regenerate lost or damaged tissue.
Centuries later on an Earth spaceport called Bengal Station Jeff Vaughn has that ability due to a brain implant that allows him to read the minds of the recently deceased.
A quick brain implant and your common or garden rat - available in huge numbers in downtown New York and your other big US cities - can be turned into "robo-rodent", potentially a highly effective weapon.
Without my brain implant I would have a continuous tremor.
Another segment is about a blind woman who undergoes risky brain implant surgery to see again.
Minneapolis, MN received approval from the FDA to expand the use of a brain implant device to help control some symptoms of advanced Parkinson's disease.
Says Brownstone, "Deep brain implant procedures have improved greatly.
A BRAIN implant is being developed to treat epilepsy in a PS10million research project, giving hope to the UK's 600,000 sufferers.
10 ( ANI ): The Pentagon is looking at a wireless brain implant that allows wounded soldiers to recover motor skills lost through head trauma.
GO ON THE INTERNET TODAY AND IT IS simple to find videos of a paraplegic using a brain implant to manipulate a robotic arm, or a chimp using a similar device to control a robot running on a treadmill.