The “sewing machine” for minimally invasive neural recording

@article{Hanson2019TheM,
  title={The “sewing machine” for minimally invasive neural recording},
  author={Timothy L. Hanson and C. A. Diaz-Botia and Viktor N. Kharazia and Michel M. Maharbiz and P. N. Sabes},
  journal={bioRxiv},
  year={2019}
}
We present a system for scalable and customizable recording and stimulation of neural activity. In large animals and humans, the current benchmark for high spatial and temporal resolution neural interfaces are fixed arrays of wire or silicon electrodes inserted into the parenchyma of the brain. However, probes that are large and stiff enough to penetrate the brain have been shown to cause acute and chronic damage and inflammation, which limits their longevity, stability, and yield. One approach… 
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