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Right brain, left brain: Tapping the brain’s capacity to rewire itself

A physician's creative quest primes the world for a neuroprosthetics revolution

July 9, 2019

Eric Leuthardt, MD, performs brain surgery, inserting a small laser probe with the assistance of an intraoperative robotic system.

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