Implant Lets Paralyzed Monkey Walk Again

Using a series of electrodes and transmitters implanted along the spinal cord, a team of neurosurgeons has restored a paralyzed macaque’s ability to walk. What do you think?

“Remember, this is still in its early stages. We shouldn’t go out paralyzing monkeys left and right just yet.”

Gail Dwyer • Minority Shareholder


“If they keep at it, one day this technology might also be applicable to chimps.”

Reid Hammer • Nylon Importer

“They’d better keep a close eye on him now that he can escape.”

Carl Casey • Pottery Dealer

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