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This is Amazing But Also a Bit Terrifying

'We won't use bombs / We won't use guns / We'll use the one thing we've got more of / that's our minds.' So sang Jarvis Cocker in Pulp's classic 'Mis-Shapes.' Well, brain power hasn't replaced war power yet, but Jarvis' mind-using formulation might soon be a pretty effective way of controlling your computer.

Y'see, some researchers at the University of California and the ultra-geeky California Institute of Technology have used brain scanning tools to let volunteers control a mouse pointer with just their minds!

Scary? Amazing? A bit of both, we guess. Still, the mind-controlled Mac is probably still a few years away.

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