One can only hope this technology is NOT corporate controlled where “greed” rules…

…One can only hope this technology is NOT corporate controlled where “greed” rules…

Electric spinal stimulation helps paraplegic man regain control of legs

 

04-05-2017 • newatlas.com by Rich Hardy …Researchers at the Mayo Clinic, in collaboration with a team from UCLA, set out to expand on previous work done at the University of Louisville that established a process by which electrical currents directed into the spine could be used to regain control of paralyzed limbs.

Jered Chinnock had an accident three years earlier that injured his back at the sixth thoracic vertebrae. Although researchers initially diagnosed him with a motor complete spinal cord injury it was suspected that dormant connections across his injury, meaning his condition could be reclassified as discomplete.

The Mayo Clinic study started with Chinnock undertaking 22 weeks of intensive physical therapy to prepare his muscles for the spinal cord stimulation.  ………Read Full Story

Graphene sieve turns seawater into drinking water
04-05-2017  •  http://www.nextbigfuture.com, brian wang ….Graphene-oxide membranes have attracted considerable attention as promising candidates for new filtration technologies. Now the much sought-after development of making membranes capable of sieving common salts has been achieved.

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