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Medicine, Technology    September 24, 2015
Brain-connected prosthetic hand restores a paralysed man’s sense of touch
Posted by Michelle Starr

Mind-controlled robotic prosthetics are marvellous inventions, restoring vital mobility and independence to amputees. But they do have their limitations. One of these is the sense of touch. Without touch, it's hard to gauge temperature, pain and pressure; the latter of which helps us from crushing soft or delicate objects, such as eggs and fruit.

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