Researchers from Nankai University in Tianjin have implanted a sensor in a goat’s brain without piercing the skull. Photo: Nankai University
Researchers from Nankai University in Tianjin have implanted a sensor in a goat’s brain without piercing the skull. Photo: Nankai University
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Chinese team implants brain sensor without cracking skull

  • Researchers in Tianjin say they inserted a device in a goat’s brain via a vein on the weekend
  • The less-invasive technique is a new way of capturing electrical neural signals, lead scientist says

Researchers from Nankai University in Tianjin have implanted a sensor in a goat’s brain without piercing the skull. Photo: Nankai University
Researchers from Nankai University in Tianjin have implanted a sensor in a goat’s brain without piercing the skull. Photo: Nankai University
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