Gallery: Scientists Teach Monkeys to Control Virtual Arms With Their Mi...


For paraplegics, one of the most exciting prospects is an exo-skeleton that they would be able to control with their mind. It would allow the paralyzed to not only walk and move on their own accord, but give them a new lease of freedom they would otherwise be denied. Scientists from the Duke University Centre for Neuroengineering in North Carolina have made a breakthrough in this field by training monkeys to control virtual arms on a computer with just their brain.

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