Advanced bionic arms could be available in "a couple of years"

06/26/2013 | CBS News

An advanced bionic arm being developed by the Applied Physics Laboratory at Johns Hopkins University in Maryland could be released to the public in "a couple of years," according to lead designer Michael McLoughlin. The arm has 26 joints and can provide sensory feedback to the user. By stimulating nerves in the residual limb, the amputee perceives sensation in the prosthesis, he explained.

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