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Robot-Like Machines Helped People with Spinal Injuries Regain Function

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Scientists with the international scientific collaboration known as the "Walk Again Project" use noninvasive brain-machine interfaces in their efforts to reawaken damaged fibers in the spinal cord.

Credit: AASDAP and Lente Viva Filmes, So Paulo, Brazil/Nature

Researchers in Brazil who are trying to help people with spine injuries gain mobility have made a surprising discovery: Injured people doing brain training while interacting with robot-like machines were able to regain some sensation and movement.

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