Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Chocolate Eating Cyborg

Researchers at UMPC have tested a brain-computer interface (BCI) that allows a woman with spinocerebellar degeneration to feed herself using a robotic arm. Her first meal? A chocolate bar.

We still have a long way to go before we can replicate these results without invasive brain surgery, but we are inching closer to sophisticated cyborgs every year.


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