Robot arm controled by monkey…Monkey promptly announces presidential run

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This video is pretty incredible. These scientist have trained monkeys to control a robotic arm using only their brain, with the help of an implanted brain chip. The video discusses the relationship between monkey experimentation and the thought of one day using similar chips on paralyzed humans.

Look at that poor monkey shoved into that plastic box thingy. We can’t help but feel bad for the little guy. Even though if we tried to show him sympathy he’d probably lay the smack down on us with his new robotic arm. Is world domination next? — Andrew Dobrow

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