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BrainGate team wins $1M prize in Israel

For the betterment of humanity

Arto Nurmikko, left, and John Donoghue receive the B.R.A.I.N. Prize from President Peres at the BrainTech 2013 Conference. Credit: Chen Galili

The team that created the investigational BrainGate brain-computer interface has won a major international award, the $1-million Moshe Mirilashvili Memorial Fund B.R.A.I.N. Prize, at a brain science technology conference in Israel Oct. 15, 2013.