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  • 24-11-2014

    Bionic Hands Mimic Human Control With Sensation of Touch

    New advances in prosthetic devices are allowing people with artificial hands to tell when they’re holding something without even looking, and pluck a stem from a cherry without bursting it, two studies have shown.

    Different groups in the U.S. and Europe reported key breakthroughs in connecting healthy nerves to a prosthesis, giving patients whose hands or arms have been amputated better control of the devices and, for the first time, returning at least some of the sensation of touch.

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