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Brain cells associated with smell are helping paraplegics walk

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Darek Fidyka may appreciate his nose more than many other people.  Not because of how it makes him look, or how it allows him to smell the fragrance of flowers, but because it’s ...
This patient was able to move his leg for the first time using implanted electrodes.

Study successfully uses electrode implants to help paraplegics move their legs

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The movements are clumsy, but considering that the patients had no prior ability to move their legs, it’s amazing.
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