Multifunctional Fibers That Communicate With The Brain – MIT News

By producing complex multifunctional fibers that could be less than the width of a hair, MIT researchers have created a system that could deliver optical signals and drugs directly into the brain, along with a simultaneous electrical readout to continuously monitor the effects of the various inputs. (Learn more about the technology: http://bit.ly/1AGZo1l)

Video: Melanie Gonick/MIT
Animation and computer render courtesy of McGovern Institute for Brain Research at MIT/Sputnik Animation and Andres Canales 
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