Spinal cord bypassed to move paralyzed hand

Medical researchers have successfully enabled a paralyzed monkey to move its hand, by delivering messages from the brain directly to the muscles.

Paralyzed woman conducts orchestra with her mind

A British woman with locked-in syndrome has been able to conduct an orchestra using just the power of her thoughts.

Brain researchers investigate nervous system repair with worms and fish

Worms and fish may be the key to helping people with injured nervous systems.

New technique could allow the paralyzed to 'speak'

University of Utah scientists have demonstrated that planting microelectrodes on the surface of the brain can allow people to 'speak' with their thoughts.