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Paralyzed Monkeys Walk Again in Brain-Spine Interface Study

Walking monkeys have flooded the news media since Nov. 9 — and we aren’t talking about post-election memes. Two partially paralyzed rhesus monkeys are ambulating after scientists decoded data from their motor cortex signals and sent it wirelessly to an implanted epidural stimulator that “told” the paralyzed leg to move in a walking fashion. It’s pretty fascinating, but when might it be avai