'Bionic Man' Moves Paralyzed Hand Using Nothing But His Thoughts (VIDEO)

June 25, 2014 6:19 PM

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A new device allowed a paralyzed man to move his hand using nothing but his thoughts.

Ian Burkhart, 23-year-old quadriplegic was the first patient to try out the new technology, dubbed Neurobridge, a Battelle news release reported. The device is an "electronic neural bypass" that reconnects the brain to the muscles, allowing paralyzed limbs to move.

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