Scientists Create Hair-Thin Implant That Can Drip Medication into Brain by Remote Control

January 24, 2018

(STAT News) – Scientists have created a hair-thin implant that can drip medications deep into the brain by remote control and with pinpoint precision. If the device, tested only in animals so far, pans out, it could mark a new approach to treating brain diseases — potentially reducing side effects by targeting only the hard-to-reach circuits that need care.

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