All You Need To Know About First Implantation Of Chip Into Human Brain By Neuralink Scientists.

Implantation of chip by Neuralink
Image Source - Flickr (

Elon Musk claimed the successful implantation of a chip into the human brain for the first time in the history of mankind. Scientists from the “Neuralink” company achieved this milestone. 

 “ Neuralink” founder Elon Musk posted from his official account on to make it public.  

After several trials on different animals attempt is made to implant it inside the human brain. This chip has been given the name “Telepathy”  device. SpaceX founder Musk claimed that with this chip humans will be able to operate all the digital gadgets from a distance without touching and just by thinking.

For example, if one wants to play a song on his phone just think about it or give commands in your mind and your phone will start playing the exact song just like telepathy.

Neuralink Corp” is a neurotechnology company founded by Elon Musk and seven scientists and engineers in 2016 that deals in neuroscience. The company is based in Fremont, California, United States. Since its inception, scientists have been working toward developing the brain chip which is called “Brain and Computer Interface (BCI)”. 

Elon Musk further added, “The chip was implanted on 29th Jan 2024, the person is doing good and recovering. Promising Neuron spikes are being detected in the subject. Initial clients will be those who don’t have limbs.” He gave the example of the great scientist Stephan Hawking typing faster than a typist.

If this works it will be a miracle for people without limbs or those who are paralyzed or disabled. They will be able to operate multiple devices like computers and mobile phones and can be productive.

Brain Computer Interface (BCI) chips or Telepathy devices will be implanted inside the human brain with the help of robots. The electrodes get pierced inside brain tissue and will work as a connecting link between the brain and the chip.  

The electrodes will capture the commands from the neuron that the subject has given in his mind and it will get read and processed by BCI DEVICE. Which eventually gets transferred to the concerned gadgets the person wants to operate and ta da! The gadget will follow the exact command to show the desired result.

Musk is famous for his out-of-the-box thinking and this invention is one of such inventions. He envisioned this through “Neuralink”. Worked on it with his fellow scientists and engineers and it looks like a eureka moment has come for the Neuralink team.

Before human trials several thousand trials were made on different types of animals, especially primates as primates are closest genetically to humans.

Neuralink and Elon Musk were severely criticized by people and animal rights associations for alleged complications and deaths of subject animals. Multiple articles are being published on reputed news portals like Fortune, Reuters, and Wired about the criticism of animal harm. 

Federal investigation was conducted but they found nothing wrong with the company.

The criticism was also raised related to corporate culture inside Neuralink Corp. Later Elon Musk advised employees of Neuralink to text him directly if they have any issues in the corporate management. 

Neuralink is not the only company that Musk has built. There are multi-billion dollar companies such as SpaceX, Tesla, Solar City, and Boring Company Musk founded and run successfully. Recently his acquisition of Twitter made big headlines as there was much criticism and ups and downs going on in the company like changing its name to X.COM and adding paid account verification of laid off employees.


Comments are closed.