Neuralink managed to raise an additional $43 million in venture capital

Elon Musk’s Neuralink startup has raised an additional $43 million in venture capital. This is stated in a report to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), according to TechCrunch. According to the document, the previous tranche from Peter Thiel’s Founders Fund increased from $280 million to $323 million in ... Read more

Doctors tell about the euthanasia of monkeys used to test the Neuralink brain implant

Elon Musk may get into another scandal. This time, it’s because of the death of primates involved in testing the Neuralink brain implant. This may be due to the information published by WIRED, writes The Verge. The publication cites disturbing documents obtained by the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM). ... Read more

Elon Musk’s Neuralink to test brain chip on people with paralysis

Elon Musk’s startup Neuralink has received approval from an independent supervisory committee to start recruiting participants for the first trial of a brain implant for patients with paralysis. This is reported by Reuters with reference to the company’s statement. People with paralysis due to cervical spinal cord injury or amyotrophic ... Read more

Neuralink has announced that it has received permission to study brain implants in humans

Neuralink, a company owned by Elon Musk, announced that it has received approval for the first human clinical trial of brain implants from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This was reported by Reuters with reference to the manufacturer. Neuralink said the FDA approval is an important first step ... Read more

Neuralink is looking for a partner for human trials of the brain implant

Elon Musk’s brain implant company Neuralink has approached one of the largest US neurosurgery centers as a potential clinical trial partner as it prepares to test its devices on humans as soon as regulators give the go-ahead to do this, reports the Reuters agency, citing its own sources. Neuralink has ... Read more

The FDA did not allow Neuralink to test the brain implant on humans

Bold statements by Elon Musk about the prospects of creating a ready-made product based on the brain-computer interface (BCI) of the Neuralink startup, it seems, remain distant, reports Engadget, citing Reuters. Sources indicate that in 2022 Neuralink received a waiver from the FDA to conduct human trials using the same ... Read more

Synchron startup is testing a brain implant to control devices with the help of the mind

In a Brooklyn lab lined with 3D printers and a makeshift pickleball court, employees of a brain interface startup called Synchron are working on technology designed to change the daily lives of people with paralysis. The Synchron Switch is implanted through blood vessels to allow people with no or very ... Read more

Neuralink is again under investigation for animal cruelty

The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) inspector general is investigating Neuralink for possible animal abuse violations related to research testing. As reported by Reuters, internal documents show that employees have expressed concern that the company rushed into animal testing, causing them to suffer and die. Since 2018, the company has ... Read more

Neuralink plans to begin human trials of the neural implants in about 6 months, Musk says

Elon Musk held a Show and Tell event dedicated to the development of his company Neuralink, which is trying to create a brain-computer interface and has already demonstrated the first developments of neuroimplants that were tested on monkeys and pigs. The company was even accused of animal cruelty, but Neuralink ... Read more

After the sexual harassment scandal at SpaceX, it turned out that Musk has a relationship and two children with the director of Neuralink

Outrageous billionaire and innovator Elon Musk has recently appeared in several scandals. In May it became known he had been accused of sexual harassment of SpaceX flight attendant, and last month he fired SpaceX employees who condemned his behavior in an open letter. The new scandal puts Musk and all ... Read more