Scientists Confirm First Feeling Hand

 - Oct 20, 2009
Scientists from Italy and Sweden have confirmed the first surgically implanted artificial hand that has feeling. For the first time in history, scientists have successfully implanted a prosthesis capable of communicating with the nervous system via Biomechatronics.

A 22-year-old man has been fitted with the artificial hand which is directly linked to his brain through human nerve tissue and tiny electronic sensors.

In this amazing video, watch as the young man feels objects for the first time since loosing his hand to cancer.