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2011-03-25 10:45:44

Demonstrating an important milestone for the longevity and utility of implanted brain-computer interfaces, a woman with tetraplegia using the investigational BrainGate* system continued to control a computer cursor accurately through neural activity alone more than 1,000 days after receiving the BrainGate implant, according to a team of physicians, scientists, and engineers developing and testing the technology at Brown University, the Providence VA Medical Center, and Massachusetts General...

2007-12-03 09:00:59

Researchers were successfully able to record and monitor brain electrical activity with improved precision and detect micro-seizure activity in advance of larger epileptic seizures among patients implanted with the NeuroPort™ Neural Monitoring System (NeuroPort™ System) developed by Cyberkinetics Neurotechnology Systems, Inc. (OTCBB:CYKN; "Cyberkinetics"). Results from an ongoing study at Columbia University Medical Center were presented on Saturday, December 1, 2007, at...

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2006-07-12 14:59:28

LONDON -- A Paralyzed man using a new brain sensor has been able to move a computer cursor, open e-mail and control a robotic device simply by thinking about doing it, a team of scientists said on Wednesday. They believe the BrainGate sensor, which involves implanting electrodes in the brain, could offer new hope to people Paralyzed by injuries or illnesses. "This is the first step in an ongoing clinical trial of a device that is encouraging for its potential to help people with paralysis,"...


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  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
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