Movie-like science makes paralysis breakthrough

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Motor neurones, as shown by the central column, transmit impulses to limbs via a series of nerves. In paralysed individuals, the connection between the brain and the limbs is severed, however new research shows the possibility of reconnecting the two in the attempt of regaining limb control. Credit image@ Looie496, wikimedia commons

Motor neurones, as shown by the central column, transmit impulses to limbs via a series of nerves. In paralysed individuals, the connection between the brain and the limbs is severed, however new research shows the possibility of reconnecting the two in the attempt of regaining limb control. Credit image@ Looie496, wikimedia commons