Implants Can Overcome Spinal Injury in Monkeys. Are Humans Next?

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Implants Can Overcome Spinal Injury in Monkeys. Are Humans Next?

Last week Swiss researchers announced something amazing—they’d successfully made partially paralyzed monkeys walk again. With a wireless brain implant and a dizzying amount of technical coordination, these monkeys were able to overcome a lower spine injury only a week or two after the surgery.


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