#Science: A #Prosthetic Hand That Sends Feelings to Its Wearer


Updated December 5, 2013 ● 549 views

Researchers at the Cleveland Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Case Western Reserve University have developed a new kind of interface that can convey a sense of touch from 20 spots on a prosthetic hand. It does this by directly stimulating nerve bundles—known as peripheral nerves—in the arms of patients; two people have so far been fitted with the interface.

via technologyreview.com

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