Dyne09 (1305257) writes "The BBC has just run an article about a group of Swiss and Italian scientists who have created a robotic hand with forty sensors that "connect directly to the brain." Though fuzzy on the details, the hand provides sensor feedback to a willing test subject who lost his arm to disease early in life. How long until we have access to Star Wars-esque robotic limbs?" Link to Original Source
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