Gallery: Scientists Develop Silk Implant That Melts Onto Brain’s Surfac...


From the department of creepy yet clever: researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in Philadelphia have developed a brain implant made partially from silk that that melts into place on the brain’s surface much like shrink wrap. The thin, flexible implant, records brain activity more accurately than thicker implants and may prove to be invaluable in treating patients with epilepsy, spinal injuries, and other neurological disorders

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