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Robotic prosthetic arm that can feel

The year 2013 has started brilliantly, even more so than 2012 ended. If you recall, it was in late 2012, when it was announced scientists and engineers had developed a robotic arm that a quadriplegic woman was capable of controlling using her thoughts to the effect of manipulating objects and gesturing to other people. That… Read More »

Brain-controlled prosthetic limb most advanced yet

Scientists at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) were awarded no less than $34.5 million by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to continue their outstanding work in the field of prosthetic limb testing, which has seen them come up with the most advanced model yet. Their Modular Prosthetic Limb (MPL) system… Read More »