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Research Holds Promise for Human Paraplegics

It was reported in the Science Translational Medicine department of Science magazine that monkeys have been able to control two robot arms through an electronic Brain-Computer interface. It is hoped that this research will ultimately help human patients overcome paralysis by simply willing robotic devices to assist them.

Link: http://stm.sciencemag.org/content/5/210/210ra154