Mind-controlled prosthetics—we’ve all seen them in movies, right? They feel like something we should already have, but so far they've been out of reach. The problem isn’t that scientists and engineers can’t make them. It’s that the crucial link between artificial limb and mind needs to be restored, in a way that turns that hardware into humanware.
University of Michigan researchers are harnessing brain signals via a groundbreaking interface between man and machine that could give amputees back more of themselves.
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