Presented by Alger
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.



By clicking on this link you are now leaving The reference to a link to a third party website shall not constitute an endorsement of, or representation or warranty by Alger regarding such websites, the contents of the websites, the views expressed by the creators or contributors to such websites, the products or services of the websites or the operators of the websites. Your access to and use of such linked websites is governed by the terms of use and privacy policies of those sites, and shall be at your own risk. Alger disclaims responsibility for your use of such websites, including the privacy policies and customer information practices of such third-party websites.