Brain-Machine-Interface Restores Sensation & Voluntary Movement in Paraplegic Volunteers

During the opening ceremony of the 2014 football World Cup in Brazil, Juliano Pinto stepped onto the field of the Corinthians Arena. The man was about to make history. Flanked by two opposing teams, Mr Pinto stepped up to take the opening kick-off of the tournament. His left foot struck out to meet the ball and he raised…

Robotic Arm Helps Paralysed Man to Feel Again

John Hopkins University may have created life-changing technology which can help paralysed people to feel again. In a press release from the Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency, it was explained that a 28 year old man who had been paralysed for over a decade following a spinal-cord injury was given the opportunity to test what is being…