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Amputee Simultaneously Controls Two Prosthetic Arms with His Mind

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Mind-controlled prosthetic arms

Bobby Armiger observes Baugh handing Albert Chi, M.D., a ball.

Credit: Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory

Replacement limbs that completely replicate the functions and abilities of real limbs are the current white whale of prosthetics, and we're getting closer: mind-controlled robotics are becoming much more common, tapping into the body's natural actions to allow the wearer control.

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