This newly developed chip could restore movement in people with damaged spinal cords

Researchers develop a new chip which transmits stronger and sharper signals to restore absent bodily movement in people with damaged spinal cords.

If a person suffers a spinal cord injury, they may lose movement in the limbs, but that does not mean that the brain is not able to send electrical impulses, nor that the limbs are not able to receive them, the problem is that the signal is lost when it reaches the damaged spinal cord, so if we manage to indicate another path, the problem would be solved.

With this idea in mind, they have created electrodes that transmit signals stronger and sharper than those currently used, capable of reaching receptors implanted in the extremities to recover lost movement.

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