Monday, March 5, 2012

The day may not be too far off when patients can control a prosthetic hand or leg just by thinking about it

In our last post for comment we discussed trans humanism. I found this in Science Daily:
The chip UF researchers are seeking to develop would be implanted directly into the brain tissue, where it could gather data from signals, decode them and stimulate the brain in a self-contained package without wires. In the interim, UF researchers are studying implantable devices in rats and are evaluating an intermediate form of the technology - placing electrodes on the surface of the brain - in people.