Monday, 14 September 2015

Man fitted with robotic hand wired directly into his brain can 'feel' again

Advanced prosthetic allows paralysed man to control movements and register when the robotic hand is touched

A new advanced robotic hand that is wired directly into the brain has been successfully tested, allowing paralysed man to “feel”.

The hand, developed by the Applied Physics Laboratory at Johns Hopkins university, is part of a research project into advanced replacement limbs funded by the US military’s Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (Darpa).

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