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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.

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09.24.15
For the first time, a paraplegic has walked without a robotic suit
09.24.15

For the first time, a paraplegic has walked without a robotic suit

It's the first time a paralyzed man has walked without the use of a robotic exoskeleton.

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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.

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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...

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05.26.14
Paralyzed teen to kick World Cup's first ball with mind-controlled exoskeleton
05.26.14

Paralyzed teen to kick World Cup's first ball with mind-controlled exoskeleton

This year's World Cup could be host to something more exciting than a bicycle kick scoring the win...

By N. Lee,   05.26.14
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04.08.14
Implant shocks patient's spines, restores partial use of paralyzed limbs
04.08.14

Implant shocks patient's spines, restores partial use of paralyzed limbs

Remember that spinal implant that helped a paraplegic man walk (albeit in a harness) back in 2011?...

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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...

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05.17.12
Mind-operated robot arm helps paralyzed woman have her cup o' joe (video)
05.17.12

Mind-operated robot arm helps paralyzed woman have her cup o' joe (video)

Researchers at the Braingate2 consortium have made a breakthrough that allows people with spinal c...

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10.06.11
Monkeys control virtual arm with their brains, may herald breakthrough for paraplegics
10.06.11

Monkeys control virtual arm with their brains, may herald breakthrough for paraplegics

Monkey mind-controlled arm: It sounds like the name of an awesomely terrible sci-fi film or a fledgl...

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