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Phantom Limb Sensations Can Be Used to Control a Computer

This is awesome.

FIONA MACDONALD
15 JUN 2016
 

A company in the US has just filed a patent for a device that allows amputees to control a computer using the phantom limb sensations being sent to from their brain to their missing arm. Welcome to the future!

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