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His ultimate goal is to make immortality possible by transplanting the brain and its personality into a robotic body.
The idea is based on work by US scientist Robert White. In experiments with chimps, White showed that a monkey’s brain can be taken out of the skull and plugged into a system that will keep it alive.
This definitely can be used to help disabled people. We already ran some experiments – a subject without a hand tried this technology. He said the hand worked for him. All it takes is to attach electrodes to the undamaged part of the arm so they can read the muscle activity
Originally posted by Foxy1
One downside I could see is how do you keep the brain from physically rotting? all organic matter rots overtime. I cant imagine a piece of meat lasting outside the body very long. Not matter what system of preservation they could come up with it would still have some sort of deterioration rate.
Originally posted by Viking9019
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