Paralysis

10.21.15
ICYMI: Insect robot for kids, paralysis fixed and more
10.21.15

ICYMI: Insect robot for kids, paralysis fixed and more

We break down the FAA's decision to regulate UAV's the one way we know how: With a couple silly videos. Oh and some other stuff happened too.

By K. Davis,   10.21.15
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09.28.15
Brain implants help the paralyzed type faster
09.28.15

Brain implants help the paralyzed type faster

Paralyzed patients can type at reasonable speeds thanks to the latest neural implant technology.

By J. Fingas,   09.28.15
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08.09.15
Eye tracking will help the paralyzed talk to the outside world
08.09.15

Eye tracking will help the paralyzed talk to the outside world

Victims of locked-in syndrome can't move or even talk, but they may get a voice thanks to eye-tracking tech.

By J. Fingas,   08.09.15
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01.11.15
Flexible spinal cord implants will let paralyzed people walk
01.11.15

Flexible spinal cord implants will let paralyzed people walk

Doctors dream of helping the paralzyed walk through implants that stimulate their spinal cords, bu...

By J. Fingas,   01.11.15
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07.16.14
Experimental stem cell treatment causes woman to grow parts of a nose on her spine
07.16.14

Experimental stem cell treatment causes woman to grow parts of a nose on her spine

Stem cells are seen as one of modern medicine's most promising magic bullets, but that doesn't mea...

By D. Cooper,   07.16.14
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05.19.14
$17 million technology prize lets you choose which of humanity's problems to solve
05.19.14

$17 million technology prize lets you choose which of humanity's problems to solve

Technology prizes are nothing new, but they tend to be focused on specific issues like space trave...

By J. Fingas,   05.19.14
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04.11.13
Research team restores monkey's hand function with artificial neural connection
04.11.13

Research team restores monkey's hand function with artificial neural connection

Scientists working together from Japanese and American universities may have made a pretty large l...

By S. Dent,   04.11.13
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03.16.13
Ekso Bionics' robotic suit eyes-on (video)
03.16.13

Ekso Bionics' robotic suit eyes-on (video)

Since last we saw the Ekso Bionics robotic suit, which helps folks with lower-extremity paralysis...

By S. Dent,   03.16.13
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07.18.12
Vibrating glove gives piano lessons, helps rehab patients regain finger sensation and motor skills
07.18.12

Vibrating glove gives piano lessons, helps rehab patients regain finger sensation and motor skills

We've seen a good number of electronic gloves before, and now researchers at Georgia Tech have dev...

By A. Santos,   07.18.12
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