Advanced Prosthetic Arm "The Luke" Approved For U.S. Market

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Here's some great news my colleague WG sent: 

(WASHINGTON-AFP) - U.S. regulators on Friday approved for market a new kind of prosthetic arm that allows a person to flex certain muscles in order to perform complex tasks.

The development of the DEKA Arm System -- nicknamed the "Luke" arm after Luke Skywalker in Star Wars -- was funded by the Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA).

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