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Paralyzed Man's Arm Wired to Receive Brain Signals

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    Scientists at Case Western Reserve University in Ohio say they've used electronics to get around a paralyzed man's spinal injury, permitting him to use an implant in his brain to move his arm and hand. The test represents the first time that signals collected in the brain have been conveyed directly to electrodes placed inside someone's arm to restore movement, says Robert Kirsch, a biomedical engineer at Case Western.

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