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Brain-computer link enables paralysed California man to walk

Mr Fritz has been able to propel himself over a distance of 3.6 m across the floor of UC Irvine's iMove Lab, with his weight partially supported by an overhead suspension harness.

Los Angeles

A BRAIN-to-computer technology that can translate thoughts into leg movements has enabled a man paralysed from the waist down by a spinal cord injury to become the first such patient to walk without the use of robotics, doctors in Southern California reported on Wednesday.