Bionic arm controlled by thought

Now, Mitchell can peel a banana in a less simian posture. All she has to do is place her prosthetic left arm next to the banana and think about grabbing it. The mechanical hand closes around the fruit and she’s ready to peel.

Read this article from the Washington Post and commentary from ZDNet.

Previously from WNM:
High tech prosthetics
The Age of Man-Machine; Brain and Chip merge.

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