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Science Nation: Tongue Driver

4 minutes 57 seconds

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With funding from the National Science Foundation, Maysan Ghovanloo at Georgia Tech designs technology that allows disabled people to control everything - from wheelchairs to computers - with their tongue. Jason DiSanto, who is paralyzed from the neck down, is testing the tongue controller by navigating his wheelchair around a small course.

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Runtime: 4 minutes 57 seconds

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