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A quadriplegic man has become the first to move his own hand just by using his thoughts, using a new device that bypasses the injured site.
The QuadStick turns to Kickstarter to launch a game controller for people with limited mobility.
A man who relies on an iPhone to communicate has it stolen from the tray of his wheelchair in the lobby of a Staten Island apartment building.
By electrically stimulating the severed part of the spinal cord, scientists are able to precisely control in real-time the limbs of a paralysed rat -- and human trials are on the way.
The experiment is part of a broader effort to use robots to help people with reduced mobility, as well as seniors.
Following the EU's lead, the US finally allows people with spinal cord injuries to buy the motorized system that lets them independently stand upright, turn, and walk.
Using his head to maneuver a customized Corvette, racer Sam Schmidt, a quadriplegic, will drive laps during race festivities.
A woman with Lou Gehrig's disease paints using software that lets her control digital brushes with brainwaves. Now, thanks to a crowdfunding push, she's realizing her dream to exhibit her work.
Georgia Tech team is working on a robotic arm that can "feel" through clutter to reach something, a common search-and-rescue task.
Following a report that it will close, the popular startup says it will instead become a self-sustaining company.