Direct control of paralysed muscles by cortical neurons.
Nature. 2008 Dec 4; 456(7222):639-42
Moritz CT, Perlmutter SI, Fetz EE. Nature. 2008 Dec 4; 456(7222):639-42
This paper represents another important step forward in using a brain-machine interface to control muscles in paralysed individuals, and is the first demonstration of direct artificial connections between cortical cells and muscles that can be used by a monkey to generate movement.
Moritz et al. have shown that macaque monkeys...
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