Elon Musk's brain-machine project plans human trials in 2020—Here's what you need to know

2:10 PM ET Wed, 17 July 2019

Elon Musk's ambitious brain-computer start-up Neuralink is looking to start trials on humans next year after seeing some success in it's animal trials. "A monkey has been able to control the computer with his brain," Musk said at an event in San Francisco that was streamed live. Musk envisions the technology could help those with brain disorders and hopes the innovation can "help secure humanity's future as a civilization relative to AI," or artificial intelligence.