A person who is paralysed from the neck down has felt the sensation of touch from a robotic hand for the first time, thanks to electrodes inserted in his brain
Ian Burkhart is the first paralysed person to regain control of his own hand and fingers using a mind-reading device implanted in his brain
A new study reports that microelectrode implants can stimulate otherwise unresponsive parts of the brain.
Brain implant technology might one day lead to independence for paralysed patients Briefing LAST UPDATED AT 10:54 ON Thu 17 May 2012 A PARALYSED patient has used her mind to control a robotic hand with which she has touched and gras...
A brain implant that decodes intention to move has allowed a man paralysed from the neck down to control a robotic arm with unprecedented fluidity - and enjoy a beer