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US grants $60m to build mind-reading hardware

The team working on the project is hoping to do it all with a device as small as a sugar cube.

The US military has announced more than $60m in grants to build hardware that would read and write thoughts in the brain. The team working on the project is hoping to do it all with a device as small as a sugar cube.

Al Jazeera’s Jacob Ward reports from California.