Brain implants allow paralyzed man to feel his fingertips again
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New brain implant technology has given a paralyzed man a whole new lease on life. Since a devastating car accident a decade ago, Nathan Copeland hasn’t been able to feel his hands and fingers. That all changed after scientists implanted chips into his brain to give him sensation through a prosthetic arm. Nathan can not only move and manipulate objects using his mind, but also feel when the robotic fingers are touched. Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center recently...