Elon Musk announces first Neuralink wireless brain chip implant in a human

Tech billionaire Elon Musk has said his company Neuralink has successfully implanted a wireless brain chip in a human for the first time. He said initial results detected promising neuron spikes or nerve impulses and the patient is recovering well. Posting on X, formerly known as Twitter, Mr Musk said Neuralink’s first product would be called Telepathy, and if successful, would enable “control of your phone or computer, and through them almost any device, just by thinking”. While Mr Musk’s involvement raises the profile of Neuralink, a number of rival companies have already implanted similar devices.

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