artificial arm controlled by brain

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Offline gurpal

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artificial arm controlled by brain
« on: 22/07/2009 15:53:16 »
how does the new invention of the new a artificial arm become controlled by the brain.
how is it controlled by the person which it is connected to. so how do they tell the arm what to do and what does it

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« Reply #1 on: 30/07/2009 04:01:56 »
Brain controls our body by using electrical impulses. To move a limb, the brain sends an electrical impulse by using nerve fiber which is connected to a particular muscle.

Scientists tap these nerve fibers, amplify and process the signals so that it can be sent to electric motors and mimic the movement of a limb.

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« Reply #2 on: 31/07/2009 04:06:29 »
No they don't - engineers do that