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Neuralink takes the wraps off brain probe

Two years after word emerged that tech billionaire Elon Musk was backing a company called Neuralink, the secretive brain-link venture opened up about its progress, including tests of a robotic “sewing machine” that has wired up rat brains with threadlike sensors. … Continue reading

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Neuralink brain-chip venture mulls tests on rodents

If Neuralink, the brain-chip company backed by billionaire Elon Musk, ever wants to hook up minds and machines, it’ll have to test the technology on animals first. Today Gizmodo reports that the California-based venture is already looking into animal testing, and may have … Continue reading

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Elon Musk Q&A: First Mars ship is being built

SpaceX is building its first Mars transport vehicle, also known as the BFR, and “making good progress” toward short-hop test flights on Earth by the middle of next year, CEO Elon Musk said today. “We’re actually building that ship right now,” … Continue reading

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How Elon Musk plans to put chips in brains

Three weeks after word leaked out that billionaire deep-thinker Elon Musk was backing a venture called Neuralink, his detailed vision for linking brains and computers is laid out in a 36,000-word white paper. Complete with stick figures. To explain it all for … Continue reading

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Elon Musk backs venture to link brains and AI

Billionaire brainiac Elon Musk is following up on his interest in (and wariness about) artificial intelligence by backing Neuralink Corp., a company devoted to developing neural implants, The Wall Street Journal says. Business filings suggest that Neuralink would build devices … Continue reading

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