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Patrizia Tocci / Science Translation Medicine /THE AP, 2013

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Researchers create robotic hand with sense of touch

Amputee Dennis Aabo Sorensen, of Aalborg, Denmark, holds an orange while wearing a prosthesis that gives some sense of touch to artificial hands in Rome. Sorensen lost his left hand in a fireworks accident a decade ago. “It was the closest I have had to feeling like a normal hand,” he said.