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Brain implant enables paralysed man to write by thinking – Yahoo News Australia

‘Be patient it will get better,’ he wrote to his younger self.

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A brain implant picked up on the letters a paralysed man imagined writing. (Stock, Getty Images)
A paralysed man was able to write after two revolutionary chips were implanted into his brain.
The unnamed 65-year-old cannot move from the neck down as a result of a spinal cord injury in 2007.
To help him communicate, scientists from Stanford University implanted so-called brain-computer interfaces (BCIs) into the left side of his vital organ, where hand movements are regulated.
These interfaces detected…

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