Thought-controlled devices a step closer


Researchers are developing artificial limbs, wheelchairs and computers which can be controlled by the user's thoughts.

The devices, being shown off at a US science conference, include a prosthetic arm. Its developer says it gives patients almost as much control as a normal hand.

Pallab Ghosh reports from Washington.

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