Robotic Hand Controlled By The Brain

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10-11-2011 2-09-18 PM.pngFrom Pittsburgh comes news that significant progress has been made in enabling quadriplegics to use robotic prosthetics.  Tim Hemmes had been unable to move his hands, arms or legs since an awful accident some years before, but with plenty of practice was able to move a robotic hand with his brain.  The potential of this far-reaching achivement  imparts a sense of hope that people with various conditions of paralysis will someday be able to perform all kinds of tasks.  For more information, read the article and watch the accompanying video here.  (Thanks WG!)

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