Monkey thoughts control robotic arm, throw feces on 2229 2008

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PITTSBURGH, PA — In a major breakthrough, researchers from the University of Pittsburgh have succeeded in allowing monkeys’ brains to control robotic arms, enabling them to throw feces — no hands — at the speed of Roger Clemens fastballs.

Space Station Robot Gets Arms, Eyes — Awaits Johnson on 1218 2008

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Now that astronauts have successfully attached arms and camera “eyes” to the International Space Station’s new robot Dextre (for Dextrous Manipulator), all that’s left is the package.