Tuesday, 15 October 2013

Artificial nerves in prosthetic limbs to restore touch: study


By connecting an artificial limb to the brain via electrodes, the researchers managed to mimic the feeling of a real hand, able to sense pressure, timing and location of touch. While it's a great breakthrough, human trials are needed before scientists can determine how effective this process will be for amputees.

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