We are fortunate to be living in times when medical research has made so many advances. Now there's word of a new thought-controlled motorized bionic leg. Here are the details.

According to nbc.com:

"After losing his lower right leg in a motorcycle accident four-and-a-half years ago, 32-year-old Zac Vawter has been fitted with an artificial limb that uses neurosignals from his upper leg muscles to control the prosthetic knee and ankle. The motorized limb is the first thought-controlled bionic leg, scientists at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago reported Wednesday in The New England Journal of Medicine.

Until now, only thought-controlled bionic arms have been available to amputees. "


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