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.

Watch A Paralysed Man Move His Hand With The Power Of Thought

Watch A Paralysed Man Move His Hand With The Power Of Thought

For the first time ever, a paralysed man has moved his hand using his mind — and some pretty badass technology. The announcement came just days after a paralysed woman kicked the first ball at the World Cup in Brazil with the help of an exoskeleton. Paralysis, it seems, is…

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.