According to The Telegraph, scientists have discovered a way to reconnect the brain impulses to spinal electrodes and bypass spinal injuries.

Here’s a photo of the “cyborg” spinal implant they used.

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The method was tested on two monkeys with spinal injuries preventing them from walking.  Without the implants the monkeys who had lost the use of a single leg, limped. With the implants the monkeys were able to walk again.

Scientists believe this method could be used to restore limb use in paralysed humans.

You can read the article here.

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