Deep inside the brain

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Vision of the future – Chips implanted in the cerebral cortex measure brain activity and activate drugs locally as and when required. (Illustration: Jemère Ruby, based on a concept by Mehmet Fatih Yanik)

ETH researchers are using brain stimulation to investigate the consequences of stress and to find new therapies for treating stress-related psychiatric diseases. One day it may even be possible to cure brain disorders quite literally in our sleep – without taking pills.

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Silvie Cuperus

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