February 19, 2013

Man to Receive Bionic Hand that Can Feel

Steve Connor, The Independent

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The first bionic hand that allows an amputee to feel what they are touching will be transplanted later this year in a pioneering operation that could introduce a new generation of artificial limbs with sensory perception.

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TAGGED: Senses, Hands, Prosthetics, Bionics


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