Brain implant lets one monkey control another (8)

CBS News 2014.02.19 21:33
In work inspired partly by the movie "Avatar," one monkey could control the body of another monkey using thought alone by connecting the brain of the puppet-master monkey to the spine of the other through a prosthesis, researchers say. These findings could help lead to implants that help patients overcome paralysis, scientists added. Paralysis due to nerve or spinal cord damage remains a challenge for
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