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Man Moves Paralyzed Hand With His Own Thoughts

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June 24, 2014 at 11:29pm

A man in Ohio has become the first patient ever to move his paralyzed hand by using his thoughts. In a small, crowded laboratory at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, 23-year old Ian Burkhart looked closely at his hand, squinted with concentration and made a fist as doctors, neuroscientists and engineers from Battelle, and Ian's family gasped.

"I never dreamed I would ever be able to do that again," said Burkhart, who was injured in a 2010 diving accident.

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