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This Device Reads Paralyzed People’s Thoughts Through Their Veins

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

Photos: Synchron

Graham Felstead first noticed his left arm becoming weak in 2016. Two years later, he was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS, a neurological disorder that culminates in paralysis of most…

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Emily Mullin

Emily Mullin

Former staff writer at Medium, where I covered biotech, genetics, and Covid-19 for OneZero, Future Human, Elemental, and the Coronavirus Blog.