In New Procedure, Artificial Arm Listens to Brain


Re–blog from the NY Times.

The possibility to communicate directly with the nervous system fascinates me. A couple of years ago I saw myself becoming a researcher of brain machine interfaces. (This podcast presented by Futures in Biotech is a good introduction to the subject.) Sorry to say that didn’t happen…

Anyhow, what grabbed my attention in this article was rather the strong connection between casualties of war and scientific development. The relationship between the two are so strong that one tend to forget them.

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