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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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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.
As French philosopher Emile Cioran once said "If only we could see ourselves as others see us we should vanish on the spot." 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.
Medtronic, Inc., 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.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- A team of scientists have invented a device that can control neural circuits using a tiny brain implant controlled by a smartphone.
Where does responsibility lie if a person acts under the influence of their brain implant? As (http://www.bioethics.msu.edu/73-people/300-cabrera) a neuroethicist  and (http://www.law.msu.edu/faculty_staff/profile.php?prof=723) a legal expert , we suggest that society should start grappling with these questions now, before they must be decided in a court of law.
Work is underway to make the brain implant wireless, and the investigators are improving decoding and stimulation patterns needed to make movements more precise.
Heti Williams, o bentref Horeb ger Caerfyrddin, yw'r plentyn cyntaf yng Nghymru i dderbyn llawdriniaeth i osod mewnblaniad ABI (Auditory Brain Implant) yn ei hymennydd sy'n ei galluogi i glywed rhywfaint am y tro cyntaf yn ei bywyd.
A BRAIN implant is being developed to treat epilepsy in a PS10million research project, giving hope to the UK's 600,000 sufferers.