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Efforts involving brain-computer interfaces pose myriad risks to would-be supersoldiers

Illustration of a cyborg from the collarbones up, facing the right side of the image, in a dark space. Its metal face has been slightly detached from the rest of its head to reveal the computer chips and wires inside.
Illustration of a cyborg from the collarbones up, facing the right side of the image, in a dark space. Its metal face has been slightly detached from the rest of its head to reveal the computer chips and wires inside.
Image: Devrimb/E+/Getty Images


Reengineering Life

The lab-grown organoids are helping us understand the modern brain

Brain organoids created by Alysson Muotri’s lab. Photo illustration; Image source: UC San Diego Health Sciences


Scientists moved closer to linking the human brain to computers


Electronic medical implants can come with serious security risks


A brain implant inserted in the jugular allows ALS patients to type with their minds

Photos: Synchron


Reengineering Life

The modified squid could be useful for brain research

Green-filtered photo of three Woods Hole squid against background of DNA molecules.
Green-filtered photo of three Woods Hole squid against background of DNA molecules.
Doryteuthis pealeii, often called the Woods Hole squid. Photo illustration; Image source: Roger Hanlon, Marine Biological Laboratory

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