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09.20.16
Graphene key to promising treatment for spinal cord injuries
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Graphene key to promising treatment for spinal cord injuries

A rat with a severed spinal cord had "almost perfect motor control" after two weeks.

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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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05.17.12
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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12.07.11
FCC grants radio spectrum to muscle-stimulating wireless devices for paralysis patients
12.07.11

FCC grants radio spectrum to muscle-stimulating wireless devices for paralysis patients

The medical community is all smiles today, because the FCC has decided to allocate a chunk of radio...

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11.23.11
Researchers create spinal cord connectors from human stem cells, heralding breakthrough
11.23.11

Researchers create spinal cord connectors from human stem cells, heralding breakthrough

It's taken many years and more than a bit of brainpower, but researchers at the University of Cen...

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05.20.11
Paralyzed man can stand and walk again, thanks to spinal implant
05.20.11

Paralyzed man can stand and walk again, thanks to spinal implant

Here's an amazing story to end your week on a high note: a 25-year-old paraplegic is now walking aga...

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12.06.10
Electronic neural bridge helps paralyzed mice walk again, human application might prove tricky
12.06.10

Electronic neural bridge helps paralyzed mice walk again, human application might prove tricky

It's only been a week since we heard about age reversal in mice, yet already we've got another big a...

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