Friday, April 16, 2021

Tag: Neural Prosthetics

Neurotechnology Provides Near-Natural Sense of Touch

A 28-year-old who has been paralyzed for more than a decade as a result of a spinal cord injury has become the first person to be able to “feel” physical sensations through a prosthetic hand directly connected to his brain, and even identify which mechanical finger is being gently touched.

Prosthetics Are Telling Paralyzed Legs How to Walk Again

Neural prosthetics are getting so good that they can now automatically trigger natural movements in the legs. In a new experiment with paralyzed rats, scientists sent electrical signals to the spinal cord to mimic...