Space & Innovation

Obama Explains Bionic 'Spinal Cord' to Help Paralyzed Walk

A device the size of a paperclip records brain activity needed for movement and then translates it into commands to control prosthetic limbs.

Published On 04/12/2016
8:40 AM EDT
The Cybathlon is a championship for racing pilots with disabilities, who are using advanced assistive devices including robotic technologies. | Image courtesy D'Arc. Studio Associates Architects