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News for Researchers

Mom with Paralysis Controls Robotic Arm Using Her Thoughts

December 18, 2012
Source: ABC News

By implanting two quarter-inch-by-quarter-inch electrodes in her brain and connecting them to a sophisticated robotic arm, researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and University of Pittsburgh Medical Center have allowed the mother of two to manipulate objects by using only her thoughts through a brain-computer interface, or BCI.

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