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Prosthetic arm created that enables patients to feel touch again

Prosthetics enables those who have lost a limb to regain a degree of functioning in terms of movement but not with touch. This could be about to change, as scientists have developed technology that can return some degree of feeling.

Advances in artificial limbs

Artificial limbs and their wearers are achieving more sensitive communication thanks to engineering advances. These advances have been captured in two science studies.

Turtle gets artificial legs

Kobe - A 200-pound female turtle in Japan has received artificial legs after being attacked by a shark. Yu, the loggerhead seat turtle, was brought to Suma Aqualife park by animal lovers and fitted with artificial limbs after the attack.

Video: Dog victimized by drug gangs walks again with prosthetics

Mexico's drug cartels, for practice before mutilating human victims, practice on dogs and other animals. Honey Pie, a Belgian Shepherd missing two front legs, surviving an encounter is able to walk again with prosthetics.

Video: 'Terminator-like hand' in use turns sci-fi into reality

Metal worker Nigel Ackland, who lost his right forearm in an accident, demonstrates his "Terminator-like" replacement. From the video, it seemingly functions like an actual arm.
 

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Motola is one of a few elephants who are able to walk after dedicated Thai Veterinarians successful ...
Motola is one of a few elephants who are able to walk after dedicated Thai Veterinarians successful designed and attached artificial limbs.
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