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Paralyzed Man's Arm Wired to Receive Brain Signals

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Two brain implants

A paralyzed volunteer in Ohio controls a virtual simulation of his arm using two brain implants.

Credit: Bolu Ajiboye, Scott Goldsmith, Cleveland FES Center

Scientists at Case Western Reserve University in Ohio say they’ve used electronics to get around a paralyzed man's spinal injury, permitting him to use an implant in his brain to move his arm and hand.

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