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May 1, 2006

"Researchers at Arizona State University have developed a device that may revolutionize ways to communicate with the peripheral nervous system."

Researchers at Arizona State University have developed a device that may revolutionize ways to communicate with the peripheral nervous system, the body's nerve network that sends messages to and from the brain and spinal cord. The neural clamp, which resembles a tiny circuit board, could impact how electrical systems are used to record or stimulate nerve activity to restore limb movement in people with spinal cord injuries, amputees, and others with neurological movement disorders.

For the full story, please go to:
http://www.nibib.nih.gov/publicPage.cfm?pageID=4510


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