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'Robohands' Help People Regain Motion, Lives

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September 11, 2013
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South African carpenter-turned-inventor Richard Van As has developed the 'Robohand' to help others who have lost their hands. At $500, the 'Robohand' is significantly cheaper than a conventional prosthesis.


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