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Brain-controlled robot grabs attention

Restoring voluntary actions to paralysed patients is an ambition of neural-interface research. A study shows that people with tetraplegia can use brain control of a robotic arm to reach and grasp objects. See Letter p.372

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Figure 1: Within reach.

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