Brain-computer link enables paralyzed California man to walk

A brain-to-computer technology that can translate thoughts into leg movements has enabled a man paralyzed 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. (Reuter)

Matrix-style Brain Implant Could Boost Memory

Can’t remember Jack? A zap to the brain might be just the trick to trigger a memory. Researchers at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency reported that small electrode arrays placed in brain regions known to be associated with memory were used to improve patients’ memories. (DNews)