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Submission + - New robotic hand 'can feel.' But can it love? (bbc.co.uk)

Dyne09 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?
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New robotic hand 'can feel.' But can it love?

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