A small step for monkeys is a giant leap toward helping paralyzed people walk again

Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - 23:51 in Health & Medicine

In research conducted in China, a rhesus monkey whose spinal cord was partially severed quickly regained lost control over his paralyzed leg after researchers implanted a signal-emitting electronic array below the site of the spinal injury. That pulse generator sent out electrical signals to the...

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