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Spinal cord work is unexpected shocker: 'This is a breakthrough'

CNN Health / April 8, 2014 / Elizabeth Cohen - "At her research lab at the University of Louisville, neuroscientist Susan Harkema turned her back to her study subject to check a reading on a computer screen. "Hey Susie, look at this," the patient called out to her. "I can move my toe!"

"The Wind on My Legs": Stimulator Helps Paralyzed Men Move Again

NBC Health News / April 7, 2014 / Maggie Fox - "Four men paralyzed after bad spinal cord injuries can all move their legs again, thanks to an electrical stimulator. Astonished researchers say they’d hoped for some result, but nothing like what they got. They think the stimulator is retraining the mens’ nerves to work with the brain again, despite the terrible damage.