Prosthetic limbs are by themselves a huge achievement in advancements. There has been a major breakthrough where the prosthetic limb can now be controlled by the mind. The advancement now allows for more flexible movement of the limbs. The individual only needs to think of the motion and the signals sent from the brain through the nerves is picked up by sensors and sent to the prosthetic limb.

Jesse Sullivan is one of the first few to get such a prosthetic limb. Eight years ago, he went through surgeries which enabled him to use the new prosthetics. Most amputees lose control

Publish date: February 14, 2011 3:10 pm| Modified date: December 18, 2013 7:19 pm

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