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Paralyzed Man Moves Computer Cursor Through Thought – Unbelievable!!

Posted by techie on July 13, 2006

As unbelievable as it sounds, this is really true as posted in a Health News Article at

I’ve been waiting for this for a while. My application of this technology is changing the tv channel with just my thoughts. It might make my wife mad since it really takes channel flipping to a new level, but I would love it.

Here’s an excerpt from the article about what this represents:

“This is the dawn of major neurotechnology where the ability to take signals out of the brain has taken a big step forward. We have the ability to put signals into the brain but getting signals out is a real challenge. I think this represents a landmark event,” said Professor John Donoghue of Brown University in Rhode Island and the chief scientific officer of Cyberkinetics.


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