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Mind Controlled Robot Arm Brings New Taste of Life for Paralysis Patient

Date:
December 17, 2012
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Summary:
A Pennsylvania woman who became a quadriplegic through a genetic disease has fed herself for the first time in nearly ten years, using a mind-controlled robotic arm. A research team at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine developed the device, an arm that can move in seven dimensions and perform many of the natural motions of a real arm in everyday life.
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