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New ‘E-Dermis’ Brings Sense of Touch, Pain to Prosthetic Hands

Source: Johns Hopkins University
Amputees often experience the sensation of a "phantom limb"—a feeling that a missing body part is still there. That sensory illusion is closer to becoming a reality thanks to a team of engineers at the Johns Hopkins University that has created an electronic skin. When layered on top of prosthetic hands, this e-dermis brings back a real sense of touch through the fingertips.
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