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Researchers Control Flying Robot With Only the Mind
June 5, 2013
Researchers at the University of Minnesota's College of Science and Engineering have developed a new non-invasive system that allows people to control a flying robot using only their mind. The study goes far beyond fun and games and has the potential to help people who are paralyzed or have neurodegenerative diseases.
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