By electrically stimulating the motor neurons of rats that have spinal-cord injury, in bursts that are attuned to the times at which the neurons receive voluntary motor commands, the animals' recovery can be improved.
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Nudo, R. Boost for movement. Nature 527, 314–315 (2015). https://doi.org/10.1038/527314a
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