Monkey Brain Powered Robotic Arm

29 05 2008

Two monkeys with tiny sensors in their brains have learned to control a mechanical arm with just their thoughts, using it to reach for and grab food and even to adjust for the size and stickiness of morsels when necessary, scientists reported on Wednesday.  The arms have a possibility of being used as prosthetics.


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30 05 2008
Riley Kaminer

Awesome! That is truly all I can say. Awesome!

30 05 2008
frysoft

Yes, its truly an amazing leap in the world of prosthetic limbs

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