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1.17.2008

Monkey Brains In U.S. Make Robot Walk In Japan -- Robots -- InformationWeek

Oh Brave New World:
Monkey Brains In U.S. Make Robot Walk In Japan -- Robots -- InformationWeek: "Researchers at Duke University Medical Center have used a monkey's brain activity to control a robot on the other side of the globe. In what researchers tout as a first-of-its-kind experiment, monkeys' thoughts controlled the walking patterns of a robot in Japan."
If it can be modified for humans, it will greatly expand the possibilities of telepresence.

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