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By connecting an artificial limb to the brain via electrodes, the researchers managed to mimic the feeling of a real hand, able to sense pressure, timing and location of touch. While it’s a great breakthrough, human trials are needed before scientists can determine how effective this process will be for amputees.Read more: http://bit.ly/1cQ5Qw8Image: PNAS
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By connecting an artificial limb to the brain via electrodes, the researchers managed to mimic the feeling of a real hand, able to sense pressure, timing and location of touch. While it’s a great breakthrough, human trials are needed before scientists can determine how effective this process will be for amputees.

Read more: http://bit.ly/1cQ5Qw8

Image: PNAS

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