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Video: paralysed man walks with the power of thought

Using bluetooth, neuroscientists and neurosurgeons said they had re-established the communication between the brain and a damaged spinal cord with a wireless digital bridge, allowing a paralysed man to walk again. Dutchman Gert-Jan Oskam, 40, was paralysed in a cycling accident 12 years ago. Through electronic implants, his thoughts are wirelessly transmitted to his legs and feet, facilitated by……

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