A neural lace is an ultra-thin mesh of electrodes which can be implanted in, or otherwise delivered to, living biological tissue. It can then be used for monitoring and/or electrical signalling, which the most commonly cited use being the creation of a brain-machine interface by the reading and stimulation of individual neurons via a 3D mesh embedded within the brain. Several companies are working on lace technology, including Elon Musk’s Neuralink.

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