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Scientists Develop Robotic Hand for People With Quadriplegia

Scientists have developed a mind-controlled robotic hand that allows people with certain types of spinal injuries to perform everyday tasks such as using a fork or drinking from a cup.   The low-cost device was tested in Spain on six people with quadriplegia affecting their ability to grasp or manipulate objects.   By wearing a cap that measures electric brain activity and eye movement the users were able to send signals to a tablet computer that controlled the glove-like...

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