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First signals from brain nerve cells with ultrathin nanowires

Electrodes implanted in the brain are currently in use for research and also to treat diseases such as Parkinson's. However, their use has been limited by their size. Researchers have now, for the first time, succeeded in implanting an ultrathin nanowire-based electrode and capturing signals from the nerve cells in the brain of a laboratory animal.
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