Device allows paralyzed monkeys to walk

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Device allows paralyzed monkeys to walk

A team of international scientists, including two Brown professors, has successfully developed a brain-spinal interface that helps monkeys with severed spinal cords walk again.

The device, described Nov. 9 in the journal Nature, is the first of its kind to allow paralyzed primates to regain control of their limbs using neural feedback.


Original source of this content: http://www.browndailyherald.com/2016/11/21/device-allows-paralyzed-monkeys-walk/