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A ‘jumper cable’ for the brain helps a paralyzed man regain hand movement

Posted on Apr 13, 2016

Battelle

Five years ago, Ian Burkhart broke his neck at the beach, leaving him paralyzed from the chest down. Now he has regained some movement in his hands and fingers thanks to technology that communicates his thoughts directly to his muscles. Science correspondent Miles O’Brien joins Jeffrey Brown to discuss the big breakthrough in neural engineering.

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