Scientists Have Helped a Paralyzed Man Get Movement Back
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Ian Burkhart's injury prevents the signals from his brain from reaching his muscles. 00:45
Ian watched clips of hands moving in certain ways and tried copying them while scientists deciphered the signals his brain attempted to send to his muscles. 01:10
The computer picks up signals from Ian's brain and transmits them to a device on his arm that gives signals to his muscles. 02:04