June 10, 2010

Monkey Controls Arm By Thoughts

University of Pittsburgh researchers have implanted sensors in a monkey, with the result being that he can control a 7-axis robotic arm with his brain. The two implants were placed in the simian's motor cortex, the part that controls the arm and hand. The team is hoping that their work will help those that are disabled or paralyzed but still has a long way to go.

Via cnet

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Posted by Sheila Franklin at June 10, 2010 8:45 AM
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