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Musk plan allows 'highly focused' treatment

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Elon Musk wants to get in your head

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Would you trust this man with your skull?

In what can only be described as the stuff of nightmares, Elon Musk has revealed plans for brain-reading "threads" that will be inserted by a robot.

The Verge reports that Mr Musk's Neuralink firm, which it describes as a "secretive company developing brain-machine interfaces", is developing threads that are thinner than a human hair. It is also developing the machine that puts them in heads.

In the meantime, Neuralink is more advanced with new technology that would mean a laser beam could be used to get into the skull as opposed to drilling holes.

“We hope to have this in a human patient by the end of next year,” Mr Musk said

"This vehicle is run on kerosene and liquid oxygen... bring those two together and you light them, it's a fairly combustible mix", reports Jonathan Amos
A rocket operated by the private aerospace firm, Space X, has exploded at Cape Canaveral in the US.

Tesla's 'record quarter'

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Elon Musk, chief executive of Tesla, has told shareholders in the electric carmaker he founded that the company has "a decent shot at a record quarter on every level".

He was speaking at the annual general meeting yesterday - and helped the shares rise 3.6% to $225 in after hours trading.

"It's hard to be profitable with a high growth rate," Mr Musk said, after the business lost $702m (£550m) in the first quarter.

For the second quarter it has said it plans to deliver 90,000 to 100,000 vehicles to customers in the second quarter versus 63,000 vehicles in the first.

Tesla's unusual hiring methods

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Elon Musk is well known for running his company rather differently to most founders, but it's worked out well for Adam Koszary, the social media strategist behind The Museum of English Rural Life's Twitter account.

After he posted a picture of "an absolute unit" of a sheep to his work Twitter account, it was picked up by Mr Musk who has now hired Mr Koszary as the social media manager for his car company Tesla.

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