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Artificial implants

Medical technologies are developing fast. Fifty years ago medical implants were a last resort - now artificial hips, knees and heart pacemakers are commonplace.

Scientists are even starting to implant chips in people's brains to treat diseases and disabilities. Doctors are currently testing a brain implant that lets paralysed people move physical objects and connect to computers simply by thinking.



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Brain implants are no longer confined to the realms of science fiction.
Brain implants are no longer confined to the realms of science fiction.
    
 

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