the six million dollar man
I'm sure this cost more than six million dollars, however: Experts: Man controlled robotic hand with thoughts.
After Petruzziello recovered from the microsurgery he underwent to implant the electrodes in his arm, it only took him a few days to master use of the robotic hand, Rossini said. By the time the experiment was over, the hand obeyed the commands it received from the man's brain in 95 percent of cases.
In other news, who's gonna go see Avatar with me?