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Monkeys' Brains Operate Robotic Arm

Video highlights from National Geographic Today

Brian Handwerk for National Geographic News

19/10/2011

In a mental meeting of monkey and machine, two primates have learned to feed themselves with a robotic arm by controlling the appendage with signals from their brains.

The success boosts hopes for mind-controlled robotic prosthetics that may help disabled humans achieve some mobility.

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