By: Ian Sample Science editor |
| Neuroscience | The Guardian
Scientists think devices could allow people to communicate telepathically or the paralysed to walk in the next decades
Society must prepare for a technological revolution in which brain implants allow people to communicate by telepathy, download new skills, and brag about their holidays in “neural postcards”, leading scientists say.
While such far-fetched applications remain fiction for now, research into brain implants and other neural devices is advancing so fast that the Royal Society has called for a “national investigation” into the technology.