Thursday, July 13, 2006

Neural implant breakthrough

In a study published in the journal Nature this week, researchers describe how two paralyzed patients with surgically implanted neural devices successfully controlled a computer and, in one case, a robotic arm -- using only their minds. This is science at the apex. This recalls Weiner at Mass General. And he must be smiling in the cybersphere. Some heavy stuff. Let's hope this is the dawning of the age of cyberkinetics.

http://www.technologyreview.com/read_article.aspx?id=17163&ch=biotech

or

http://www.cyberkineticsinc.com/content/index.jsp

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