controlled bionic hand offers impressive range of motion

February 25, 2015 2:54 PM

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controlled bionic hand offers impressive range of motion

The surgeries took place three months ago, and the men are already performing tasks like picking up small objects, preparing food with a kitchen knife, unlocking doors with their keys, undoing shirt buttons and more.

The three men are able to control the hand with neural impulses that travel via nerves and muscles taken from their legs and transplanted onto their arm along with the metal hand.

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