## Wednesday, October 15, 2008 ... //

### Mind power & artificial nerves

BBC informs about a research done at University of Washington (Chet Moritz et al.) that allowed monkeys to send brain signals to muscles through artificial electric wires.

Nature: a popular review
It could be used for people to directly control machines by their mind power. It turns out that it is much harder to send signals back from the machines to the brain.