Helen Czerski explores cutting edge therapies allowing the brain to control limbs remotely. Cathy Hutchinson, paralysed for over 15 years, recently steered a robotic arm towards herself and was able to drink her morning coffee. Dr. Leigh Hochberg explains how a sensor implanted in Cathy’s brain ‘reads’ her thoughts and controls an external device.
Taken from Dara Ó Briain’s Science Club.
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