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New technology uses mind to control movement

By Delthia Ricks, Newsday.

Two paralyzed people have been able to operate a robotic arm through thought control, using a cutting-edge technology for the first time that taps into the mind to overcome limitations of the body, scientists announced Wednesday.

Dr. John P. Donoghue of Brown University and his colleagues reported the feat in the online edition of the journal Nature.

New technology uses mind to control movement, Newsday, May 17, 2012.

Reach and grasp by people with tetraplegia using a neurally controlled robotic arm, Nature, May 16, 2012.

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