DARPA Project Starts Building Human Memory Prosthetics – IEEE Spectrum

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DARPA’s first contracts under its Restoring Active Memory (RAM) program challenge two research groups to construct implants for veterans with traumatic brain injuries that have impaired their memories. Over 270,000 U.S. military service members have suffered such injuries since 2000, according to DARPA, and there are no truly effective drug treatments. This program builds on an earlier DARPA initiative focused on building a memory prosthesis, under which a different group of researchers had dramatic success in improving recall in mice and monkeys.

http://spectrum.ieee.org/biomedical/bionics/darpa-project-starts-building-human-memory-prosthetics

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