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Physiotherapist Vanessa Buhlmann gestures next to patient... News PhotoGesturing,Healthcare And Medicine,Horizontal,Machinery,Patient,Physical Therapy,Science and Technology,Sion,Switzerland,Valais Canton,VerticalPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPPhysiotherapist Vanessa Buhlmann gestures next to patient Jean-Francois Vernetti during a presentation of a brain-machine interface by the Swiss Federal Institutes of Technology of Lausanne (EPFL) on January 23, 2013 in Sion. More than one hundred patients suffering from severe motor impairments have voluntarily participated in the development of non-invasive brain-machine interfaces. The main purpose of TOBI Eiuropean research program is to allow the patients either regain some of their mobility or improve their social relationships. AFP PHOTO / FABRICE COFFRINI (Photo credit should read FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images)