Scientists Detail Latest Advances In Development Of Prosthetic Devices For Paralyzed13 years, 6 months ago
Posted on Oct 29, 2004, 5 a.m.
By Bill Freeman
New research is speeding the development of brain-controlled devices that may soon allow amputees and paraplegics to use their limbs. Within a few short years, these so-called brain-computer interfaces (BCI) may also allow people completely paralyzed by neurodegenerative diseases to regain some movement or ability to communicate with those around them.