All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘paralysis’

Devon Walker Signed By New Orleans Saints

Saturday, May 17, is a day that Devon Walker will never forget. Not only did he graduate from Tulane University, where he studied cell and molecular biology, he was also presented with a contract from the New Orleans Saints, making him an official Saint. While attending Tulane, Walker played safety for their football team. However, on September 8, 2012, Walker …

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Scientists Use Neuroprosthesis to Move Paralyzed Hand

Scientists at Northwestern University have created brain-machine technology that will deliver brain signals directly to muscles, bypassing the spinal chord. This technology may one day help paralysis victims regain muscle control. The research was done on monkeys by measuring brain signals as they used their hand to perform simple tasks like grasping and dropping a ball. They used the information …

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