May 8, 2018

DARPA Wants to Jolt the Nervous System with Electricity, Lasers, Sound Waves, and Magnets

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Viewing the body as a chemical system and treating maladies with pharmaceuticals is so 20th century. In 21st century medicine, doctors may consider the body as an electrical system instead, and prescribe therapies that alter the electrical pulses that run through the nerves.

The defense agency announces funding for 7 projects under its new ElectRx program.

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