Monthly Archives: April 2014

Using brain signals to move paralysed limbs

To help people suffering paralysis from injury, stroke or disease, scientists have invented brain-machine interfaces that record electrical signals of neurons in the brain and translate them to movement. Usually, that means the neural signals direct a device, like a…

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Epidural electrical stimulation update

Published in the April 2014 edition of the prestigious journal Brain, is a paper detailing the exciting results seen by the first four spinal cord injured volunteers to be implanted with epidural electrical stimulators by researchers at the University of…

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