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A spark at the periphery

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Electroceutical devices that stimulate the peripheral nervous system come to the fore. Emily Waltz reports.

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  • 13 October 2016

    In the version of this article initially published, on p.908, middle column, a device referred to as a “vagal nerve” stimulator should have been called a “carotid baroreceptor” stimulator. The errors have been corrected in the HTML and PDF versions of the article.


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Waltz, E. A spark at the periphery. Nat Biotechnol 34, 904–908 (2016).

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