‘Suffering From Brain Hemorrhages, Bloody Rashes, Self-Mutilation’

  • An animal-rights group is accusing researchers of subjecting monkeys to illegal mistreatment and “extreme suffering” while testing brain implants for Neuralink, the biotech company owned by the Tesla billionaire Elon Musk.
  • Insider viewed a draft regulatory complaint that’s expected to be filed with the US Department of Agriculture on Thursday in which the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, an animal-rights group, says it’s obtained records showing the monkeys experienced “extreme suffering as a result of inadequate animal care and the highly invasive experimental head implants during the experiments.”
  • Neuralink is developing a device that would be embedded in humans’ brains to monitor and potentially stimulate brain activity. The device consists of a microchip and wires that would be threaded through a patient’s skull into the brain.
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