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Electric Brain Stimulation Helps Rats With Spinal Cord Injuries Walk
The discovery could hold promise for paralyzed patients.
Watch Paralyzed Dogs Walk Again After Nose Cell Transplants
Scientists in the UK injected dogs with cells grown from the lining of their noses, which continually regenerates.
Video: After Robot-Assisted Rehab and a Dose of Chemicals, Paralyzed Rats Walk Again
With careful training using a robotic harness, and a special chemical cocktail designed to stimulate brain cells, rats with spinal...
Video: In Breakthrough Study, Paralyzed Patients Move a Robotic Arm With Their Own Thoughts
The most complex brain-computer interaction yet
Paraplegic College Grad Lands His First Job: A Bionic Leg Tester
Jobs of the future
With Electrical Stimulation to the Spinal Cord, Paralyzed Man Walks Again
Electrical impulses sent to a paralyzed man’s spinal cord allow him to walk again, researchers say. Rob Summers, 25, can...
Electrical Nerve Hacking Restores Movement To Paralyzed Limbs
When Matthew Schiefer, a neural engineer at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, first managed to stimulate the leg...
First Artificial Muscles Used to Control Eyelids
For victims of strokes, serious face injuries, or degenerative muscular diseases, losing the ability to blink threatens to compound their...
Details Of Brain-Implanted Speech Synthesizer For Locked-In Syndrome Revealed In New Paper
Five years after a 1999 car crash left Eric Ramsey a victim of locked-in syndrome–essentially a conscious mind trapped inside...
Man Diagnosed ‘Comatose’ For 23 Years Was Actually Conscious All Along
In what can only be described as a harrowing instance of misdiagnosis, a Belgian man presumed comatose for 23 years...