October 28, 2003
Advances in technology are making the fiction of the Bionic Man a reality.
One prototype developed by Edinburgh-based Touch EMAS is able to sense electrical currents from a person’s shoulder muscles. Microchips can then translate them into specific movements of its joints.
Scientists at Duke University said this month that brain implants allowing severely disabled people to control prosthetic limbs with their minds could be ready for use… read more