Peter Thiel’s Founders Fund Leads $280 Million Investments in Elon Musk’s Creepy Brain Chip Company Neuralink

Elon Musk’s brain chip startup, Neuralink, has successfully raised $280 million in a funding round led by Peter Thiel’s Founders Fund, just months after securing approval for its first in-human clinical trial. However, the company’s success is overshadowed by allegations of rushed and botched animal experiments. Regardless of its animal mishaps, most Americans think getting a brain chip is a bad idea.

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‘Extreme Suffering:’ Animal Rights Group Accuses Elon Musk’s Neuralink of Horrific Treatment of Monkeys

An animal rights group is accusing Elon Musk’s Nueralink of subjecting monkeys to illegal mistreatment and “extreme suffering.” A complaint to be filed with the federal government by the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine alleges that in one case, a test monkey for Musk’s brain chip technology was found to be missing fingers and toes “possibly from self-mutilation or some other unspecified trauma.”

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