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Softest-ever brain implant delivered via dissolving sugar needle

A microscope image of two of the sugar needles, with the silicone implants inside

While neural implants play a vital role in monitoring or stimulating parts of the brain, they’re often attacked by the body’s immune system. A new device gets around that problem by being very soft – and it’s implanted using a needle made of sugar.

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