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MDA
30-03-2011, 17:33:43
Working with colleagues in 2008, Professor Miguel Nicolelis successfully harnessed the brain activity of a monkey and sent the signals over the Internet to Japan, where they triggered a robot to walk on a treadmill in real time.

Nicolelis will answer questions about this research and the future of brain-machines connections in a live webcast on Duke University’s Ustream channel beginning at noon Friday, March 18. Anyone can submit a question for Nicolelis with an email to live@duke.edu before the webcast. During the show, online viewers can Tweet with the tag #dukelive or post their questions to the Duke University Facebook page.

In his new book Beyond Boundaries (available this spring), Nicolelis says his research will not only have significant implications for severely paralyzed patients, but also could revolutionize how we wage war upon inferior nations.

copied from http://www.rdmag.com/News/Feeds/2011/03/general-sciences-miguel-nicolelis-discusses-brain-machine-connectio/

...except for the war thing, I guess

Funko
30-03-2011, 17:34:35
:lol:

Provost Harrison
01-04-2011, 13:07:02
"How we wage war on inferior nations"? :lol: Love the wording of that...I see what the author has in mind for the future of this technology.

MDA
01-04-2011, 13:14:18
thanks, I wrote that part!

Funko
01-04-2011, 13:15:40
:lol: @ PH

Provost Harrison
01-04-2011, 14:37:00
Ah OK. I didn't realise your name was Duke University...unusual :D

Funko
01-04-2011, 14:38:01
NOTE THE BOLDED WORDS:

copied from http://www.rdmag.com/News/Feeds/2011/03/general-sciences-miguel-nicolelis-discusses-brain-machine-connectio/

...except for the war thing, I guess

MOBIUS
01-04-2011, 14:41:22
Ah OK. I didn't realise your name was Duke University...unusual :D

Is that Duke Nukem all growed up? :cute:

Dyl Ulenspiegel
01-04-2011, 16:08:37
PH needs some serious PHing these days....