‘Brain wi-fi’ reverses leg paralysis in primate first – BBC News

An implant that beams instructions out of the brain has been used to restore movement in paralysed primates for the first time, say scientists.Rhesus monkeys were paralysed in one leg due to a damaged spinal cord.The team at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology bypassed the injury by sending the instructions straight from the brain to the nerves controlling leg movement.

Source: ‘Brain wi-fi’ reverses leg paralysis in primate first – BBC News

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