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Amputee To Get An Artificial Hand That Can Experience the Feeling of…

It looks like the next generation of prosthetic limbs is upon us. Later this year, a patient living in Rome will receive an advanced prosthetic hand with sensory capacities. The hand will be wired directly to the man's nervous system with electrodes, allowing him to control its movement — and to receive touch signals… » 2/21/13 2:00pm 2/21/13 2:00pm