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Paralyzed Monkeys Walk Again with Wireless ‘Brain-spine Interface’

Swiss scientists have helped monkeys with spinal cord injuries regain control of non-functioning limbs in research which might one day lead to paralyzed people being able to walk again. The scientists, who treated the monkeys with a neuroprosthetic interface that acted as a wireless bridge between the brain and spine, say they have started small feasibility studies in humans to test some components. "The link between the decoding of the brain and the stimulation of the spinal cord...

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