The findings provide clues into the biological processes that regulate the evolution of language, the study's lead author said.
"Brain-control of computer cursors by monkeys is not new," Professor Andrew Jackson of the University of Newcastle told Insider.
Musk has boasted of getting monkeys to play video games through a brain chip before, but this may be the first time Neuralink has shown it in action.
Elon Musk’s Neuralink implanted a chip that enabled a monkey to “play video games using his mind.” Musk claimed as much in a wide-ranging interview on Clubhouse on Sunday night. Neuralink is focused on human-computer interfaces for artificial intelligence in people. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Elon Musk’s […]
The Audubon Zoo reopened just in time to welcome a baby monkey to its mandrill family. Mandrills are a threatened species, and the zoo’s breeding efforts support the long-term sustainability of the species. The infant mandrill hasn’t been named yet, but the zoo plans to announce the name on social […]
Wild animals exhibiting rather human-like traits are among the prize-winning pictures in the British Ecological Society‘s annual photography competition. Images from around the world include frogs, lions, monkeys, sloths, and more. The winning images will be shown at the Society’s annual conference in Belfast from December 10 to 13, then […]
A tufted capuchin at Tianjin Zoo in China is looking for love after being single his whole life. The unnamed monkey went viral in 2018 for his eerily human-like facial features. According to the Daily Mail, zoo officials say the monkey’s singledom is partly due to “a lack of fate.” […]
Elon Musk’s neurotechnology company, Neuralink, has pulled back the veil on its ambitions to implant chips in people’s brains. During a Q&A session at a live presentation on Tuesday, Musk surprised his Neuralink colleagues by announcing that the firm had tested its technology on monkeys with some success. Musk said […]
A scientist who studies ageing in monkeys thinks that metabolism is at the center of the ageing process. In her studies, caloric restriction seemed to protect monkeys against age-related damage and diseases. A study on caloric restriction in humans showed parallel effects. Instead of survival of the fittest, evolution might […]
Researchers have built a machine-to-brain interface to control a powered wheelchair by the mind alone. The wireless system allowing a monkey to control the movements of a robotic wheelchair is described in a report in the journal Scientific Reports. The results of the research suggest that similar machine-to-brain interfaces may […]
VIDEO: Mountain Dew will be airing its first Super Bowl ad in over 15 years this Sunday.
Warning: This post contains a graphic image of an injured monkey which may upset some readers A team at the Konkuk University School of Medicine in South Korea may have proved it is possible to reconnect a severed spinal cord, paving the way for head transplants. C-Yoon Kim and his […]
VIDEO: Only about 800 of these monkeys are left in the wild.
Taronga Zoo is celebrating the newest addition to its family with the birth of an orange Francois’ Langur — one of the rarest monkeys in the world. The baby monkey, named “Nangua” after the Mandarin word for pumpkin, was born earlier in the month. While young Francois’ Langurs are born […]
VIDEO: While Royal Burgers' Zoo in the Netherlands was using a drone to film the grounds for a television program, a determined chimpanzee knocked down the camera each time it flew by.
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