Published: 24 April 2012
The Nuffield Council on Bioethics issued a consultation on the ethics of new types of technologies and devices that 'intervene' in the brain, such as brain-computer interfaces, deep brain stimulation, and neural stem cell therapy. 'novel neurotechnologies' are in the early stages of translation from the laboratory to use in medical treatment or in other, non-medical settings.
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