Posts tagged Prosthetic Hand
Artificial skin can give artificial limbs the sense of touch

There have been some amazing advancements in prosthetic limbs, from mind control to 3D printing. But none have been able to feel a sense of touch. That is until now, as a team of American and Korean researchers have developed an artificial material that stretches and senses just like real skin.

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Two Makers Create 3D Printed Prosthetic Hand For A 5-Year-Old Boy

Liam is a 5-year-old South African boy who was born without fingers on his right hand.  When his mother stumbled upon the work of two prosthetic hobbyists and shared this story, they went on to create a new hand for the boy, using a 3D printer, bits of cable, bungee cord and rubber thimbles. 

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