Illustration of the proposed WAND device, with two of the new chips embedded in a chassis located outside the head.

Wireless 'pacemaker for the brain'

A new neurostimulator developed by engineers at UC Berkeley can listen to and stimulate electric current in the brain at the same time, potentially delivering fine-tuned treatments to patients with diseases like epilepsy and Parkinson’s.

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