See the world’s first mind-controlled prosthetic leg in action [VIDEO]

http://www.theverge.com/2013/9/26/4774444/rehabilitation-institute-chicago-creates-mind-controlled-bionic-leg

The technology works much in the same way that researchers have been able to build bionic arms: Nerves heading toward a patient’s damaged muscle are rewired onto healthy muscle, and a sensor is placed nearby to read what the nerves are saying. The bionic leg is then able to take that information and turn it into whatever action that its wearer originally conveyed through thought.

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Image source and article – click through for video: http://www.theverge.com/2013/9/26/4774444/rehabilitation-institute-chicago-creates-mind-controlled-bionic-leg

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