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+ - Man Controls Cybernetic Hand with Thoughts->

Submitted by MaryBethP
MaryBethP (1079677) writes "Scientists in Italy announced Wednesday that Pierpaolo Petruzziello, a 26-year-old Italian who had lost his left forearm in a car accident, was successfully linked to an artificial limb that was neural planted in the median and ulnar nerves. He has learned to control the artificial limb with his mind. According to cnet, Petruzziello says he could feel sensations in it, as if the lost arm had grown back again.

http://news.cnet.com/8301-17938_105-10408139-1.html"

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