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Brain-Activated Muscle Stimulation Restores Movement After Paralysis

All nerves and brain signals to operate your limbs go through the spinal cord, so most forms of paralysis occur due to damage of this area.  But what if this was bypassed entirely, and your brain directly controlled these otherwise motionless limbs instead?  This is a feat that researchers at Chicago's Northwestern University have been successful in carrying out.

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