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Italians Make Thought Controlled
Robotic Hand

Robotic Hand

Today the AP reports that “a robotic hand has been successfully connected to an amputee, allowing him to feel sensations in the artificial limb and control it with his thoughts,” thanks to a group of Italian engineers. The “LifeHand” experiment lasted over a month and is a significant step forward in the sphere of prosthetic limbs.

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For more on robotic limbs, read about the work of Yoky Matsuoka.

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Robotic Hand”

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