Part Man, Part Computer: Researcher Tests the Limits

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Science  08 Feb 2002:
Vol. 295, Issue 5557, pp. 1020
DOI: 10.1126/science.295.5557.1020

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Designing bionic devices that enhance human capabilities (cybernetics) is raising a host of ethical questions. By the end of this month, University of Reading cybernetics professor Kevin Warwick plans to connect a computer chip to the nerves in his arm to see if a computer can read and communicate signals directly from his nervous system. Are computer-controlled humans next?