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Doctors' column: Robotic arm gives gift of self-control

Abilene Reporter-News, April 16, 2013

In this week’s Medical Discovery News with UTMB’s David Niesel and Norbert Herzog: A woman with spinocerebellar degeneration has regained some independence by linking her mind to a humanlike robotic arm via a brain-computer interface. BCI relies on algorithms to map out the brain signals that correspond to physical movements.


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