Through the use of a device that translate brain signals into actions, a women that is completely paralyzed is able to control a computer mouse. The truly amazing thing about this story is that the device was implanted over 1000 days ago. The fact that the device is still operating is impressive because, as I'm sure you all know, making an electrical system that can survive inside of a human body is no simple feat. Read more about the technology here. Sadly, the article makes it clear that we are still a long way away from cyborgs or controlling robot armies with our minds.