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The 58-year-old used a brain implant to control the robot, the first time she had picked up anything since she was left paralysed nearly 15 years ago.
Scientists have developed a brain implant that essentially melts into place, snugly fitting to the brain's surface.
Humans could regrow their own body parts like some amphibians, claim scientists Why a broken heart really does hurt 'Magic bullet' could make it easier to treat cancer A robot that can evolve and adapt is developed by British scientists Revolutionary brain implant could create real-life bionic manAcademics from The Wistar Institute in Philadelphia found that mice lacking the p21 gene gain the ability to regenerate lost or damaged tissue.
A quick brain implant and your common or garden rat - available in huge numbers in downtown New York and your other big US cities - can be turned into "robo-rodent", potentially a highly effective weapon.
Without my brain implant I would have a continuous tremor.
Minneapolis, MN received approval from the FDA to expand the use of a brain implant device to help control some symptoms of advanced Parkinson's disease.
Says Brownstone, "Deep brain implant procedures have improved greatly.
A BRAIN implant is being developed to treat epilepsy in a PS10million research project, giving hope to the UK's 600,000 sufferers.
10 ( ANI ): The Pentagon is looking at a wireless brain implant that allows wounded soldiers to recover motor skills lost through head trauma.
But, at 59, he is justly renowned for the benefits his research has brought, including a brain implant chip which controls tremors in Parkinson's sufferers.
He volunteered for the study and received a brain implant in 1978.