News tagged with rhesus monkeys

Body suit may soon enable the paralyzed to walk

In a busy lab at Duke University, Dr. Miguel Nicolelis is merging brain science with engineering in a bid to create something fantastical: a full-body prosthetic device that would allow those immobilized by injury to walk ...

Oct 06, 2011
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How the brain computes 3D structures

The incredible ability of our brain to create a three-dimensional (3D) representation from an object's two-dimensional projection on the retina is something that we may take for granted, but the process is not well understood ...

Jan 11, 2012
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