A prosthetic arm that "feels"

Physiatrist and engineer Todd Kuiken is building a prosthetic arm that connects with the human nervous system -- improving motion, control and even feeling. Onstage, patient Amanda Kitts helps demonstrate this next-gen robotic arm. Talk recorded 14 July 2011.

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We talk with our hands, we greet with our hands, and we interact with the physical world with our hands. When they’re missing, it’s a barrier