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Tetraplegic controls robotic arm with brain implant

John Kerr posted in on May 17th, 2012.

A new study in Nature reports that two people with tetraplegia were able to reach for and grasp objects in three-dimensional space with robotic arms that they controlled directly with brain activity. A 58-year-old woman, “S3,” and a 66-year-old man, “T2,” participated in the study. They had each been paralyzed by a brainstem stroke years […]

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