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Video: The participant is able to drink using the DLR robot arm
Credit: John Donoghue et al / Nature.
15. May 2012

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Almost 15 years after being paralysed by a stroke, a 58-year-old US-American woman was once again able to serve herself a drink of coffee. This was possible thanks to a state-of-the-art DLR robot arm and hand that she controlled with neural signals sent directly from her brain.