‘The brain is the critical thing,’ he told Vice Magazine’s Becky Ferreira.
‘Even on Earth, the physical body that we’ve got is perhaps not suitable anymore. We could do with something better.’
Warwick has conducted several bizarre experiments, such as having an RFID chip implanted into his arm to ‘become a cyborg’. The chip enabled him to control doors,
In 2002 he received another implant that interacted directly with his nervous system.
The experiment proved successful, and the signal produced was detailed enough that a robot arm developed by Professor Warwick‘s colleague, Dr Peter Kyberd, was able to mimic the actions of Professor Warwick‘s own arm.