paralysis

This Monkey Is Controlling A Wheelchair With Its Mind

This Monkey Is Controlling A Wheelchair With Its Mind

Researchers have developed a wireless brain interface that allows monkeys to control the movements of a robotic wheelchair using their thoughts alone. The breakthrough suggests that similar interfaces could allow severely paralysed individuals to navigate all sorts of robotic devices with their minds.

Walking With Paralysis Is Now A Reality

Walking With Paralysis Is Now A Reality

Amanda Boxtel is about to stand up. A skiing accident 18 years ago partially severed her spinal cord leaving her paralysed. Boxtel is wearing a new exoskeleton called eLEGS, which could soon help people with spinal injuries to walk again.