Brain Signals Revive Paralyzed Muscles in Monkeys

Brain Signals Revive Paralyzed Muscles in Monkeys

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wheelchair-symbol.pngMonkeys were able to overcome wrist paralysis with an experimental device that might lead to new treatments for patients with stroke and spinal cord injury. Remarkably, the research at the University of Washington found the monkeys regained use of paralyzed muscles by learning to control the activity of just a single brain cell. (Associated Press report via WTOP NEWS)

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