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The "LUKE" Prosthetic Arm Restores Sensation to Amputees

News   Jul 25, 2019 | Original story from the University of Utah

 
Reach Out and Touch Someone

University of Utah biomedical engineering doctoral student Jacob George, left, and associate professor Gregory Clark, are helping develop a prosthetic arm that can move via the wearer's thoughts as well as feel the sensation of touch to make it easier to pick up and hold objects. Credit: Dan Hixson/University of Utah College of Engineering

 
 
 

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