A sweet solution to hard brain implants -- MEDICA - World Forum for Medicine

A sweet solution to hard brain implants

05/05/2021

Image: sugar needle to carry implant; Copyright: Edward Zhang

When surgically inserted into the brain, the sugar needle carried the implant to the right location, and dissolved within seconds, leaving the delicate implant in place.

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Image: small implant at MEDICA trade fair; Copyright: Messe Düsseldorf