Paralyzed man walks using brain-wave systems

Researchers from the University of California, Irvine, successfully created a system of artificial electrical signals to circumnavigate a paraplegic man’s spinal injury. The man’s name undisclosed for privacy reasons. As a result, the 26-year-old was able to walk for the first time in five years, making him the first paraplegic[Read More…]

Drug price hike causes global outrage

Martin Shkreli, CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals, was harshly criticized last week after raising the cost of one of the company’s drugs, Daraprim, from $13.40 USD to $750 USD—an increase of 5,000 per cent. Manufactured exclusively by Turing, this price hike has reignited the debate on the ethics of charging patients for[Read More…]

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