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New Bionic Hand Capable Of Feeling
2013-02-18 13:35:18

A new breakthrough in prosthesis has delivered a bionic hand that is capable of feeling just like the organic limb it replaces.

2009-09-15 11:09:00

LIVINGSTON, Scotland, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ - Touch Bionics, developer of the world's first multi-articulating bionic hand, is proud to announce that its i-LIMB Hand has won silver in the 2009 Wall Street Journal Technology Innovation Awards and also won top honors in the Medical-Devices category.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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