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PBS NewsHour | The Future of Prosthetics: Mind-Bending Robotic Arms | PBS

Duration: 07:21
Program: PBS NewsHour #10329
Broadcast Date: May. 16, 2012

Researchers have shown that patients paralyzed from the neck down can move robotic arms with their minds, according to a new report in the journal Nature that documents two cases involving brain-stem stroke victims. Margaret Warner discusses the hopes for the technology with Dr. Leigh Hochberg of Massachusetts General Hospital.

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Post Date: May 16, 2012