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February 5, 2014
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The first prosthetic limb to give wearers sensory feedback has been described as "amazing" by an amputee who has just tested the device for the first time. The prototype hand is being developed by researchers in Switzerland and Italy as Jim Drury reports Video provided by Reuters

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