That’s right, scientists at the University of Pittsburgh are conducting tests, in which they use monkeys to control robotic arms. Video after the jump. Here’s Jason Chen’s take:

If these test work—which they look like they do, the monkeys are feeding themselves successfully—you too can lop off your own arm, stroll into the emergency room, and feel confident that they’ll replace your missing appendage with the robotic equivalent

[via Gizmodo]

That’s right, scientists at the University of Pittsburgh are conducting tests, in which they use monkeys to control robotic arms. Video after the jump. Here’s Jason Chen’s take:

If these test work—which they look like they do, the monkeys are feeding themselves successfully—you too can lop off your own arm, stroll into the emergency room, and feel confident that they’ll replace your missing appendage with the robotic equivalent

[via Gizmodo]