Amputees 'regain sense of touch'

Scientists have managed to restore a sense of touch to two patients with prosthetic arms, in what is seen as a step towards creating sensitive limbs.

When heat or pressure was applied to the chest, the patients said they felt as if their hand was being touched. Dr Todd Kuiken, who led the research, said it could pave the way to providing amputees with the ability to feel what he touches with a prosthetic hand as if it were his own hand. Via: BBC News

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