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Brain-controlled robotic arm moves in 10 different

Brain-controlled robotic arm moves in 10 different directions

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Engineers from the University of Pittsburgh have successfully developed a system that allowed a woman to maneuver a robotic arm in ten different directions by only using her thought, according...

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In another demonstration that brain-computer interface technology has the potential to improve the function and quality of life of those unable to use their own arms, a woman with quadriplegia

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ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.