Israeli research to help severely paralyzed speak

23.08.2012                      05.Elul. 5772

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Israeli research to help severely paralyzed speak

Almost completely paralyzed people such as theoretical physicist Hawking might one day benefit from Israeli and US research that identified a structured neurological code for syllables and could let them “speak” virtually by connecting the brain to a computer.

The work, just published in the prestigious Nature Communications online journal, was conducted by Prof. Shy Shoham and Dr. Ariel Tankus of the biomedical engineering faculty at Haifa’s Technion- Israel Institute of Technology and Prof. Itzhak Fried of Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center and the neurosurgery department at the University of California at Los Angeles….