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brain-controlled interfaces


Monkey brain controls robot arm, hand

University of Pittsburgh researchers have hooked a monkey's brain up with an industrial robot arm, giving the animal's mere thoughts direct control of it.

By June 4, 2010


'RoboCop' not so sci-fi anymore

Nanosuits, powerful prosthetics, and brain-computer interfacing seemed far-fetched when the original movie hit theaters. Now, with a remake nearly three decades later, the plot is closer to reality than you may think.

By February 11, 2014


Monkeys move virtual arms with their minds

Researchers at Duke University Medical Center have enabled rhesus monkeys to move a pair of arms in a virtual environment using just their brain activity.

By November 7, 2013


Prius Project concept bike lets you shift by thinking

A mind-controlled interface promises to make shifting your gears bicycle a hands-free activity.

By July 6, 2011


Creepy RatCar could drive mobility research

Japanese scientists have figured out how to use brain implants to make a rat/car hybrid, and the research could have implications for those in wheelchairs.

By October 6, 2010


Use the 'force' to control your cell phone

Prototype allows for controlling a cell phone with your brain.

By September 18, 2008