Brain-Activated Muscle Stimulation Restores Movement After Paralysis

New Rising Media writes "All neurological signals to operate your limbs go through the spinal cord, so most forms of paralysis occur due to damage of this area. But what if this was bypassed entirely, and your brain directly controlled these otherwise motionless limbs instead? This is a feat that researchers at Chicago's Northwestern University have been successful in carrying out."

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tarbis2373d ago

Amazing tech. If they can perfect it then it can be useful for paralyzed patients due to stroke and other ailments. Cool tech is cool =D