Will a Prosthetic Robotic Arm Ever Have the Full Functionality of a Human Limb?

Will a Robotic Arm Ever Have the Full Functionality of a Human Limb? – EMMY NOMINEE

In 2006, the Pentagon’s research and development enterprise, DARPA, launched its 48 million dollar revolutionizing prosthetics program. The modular prosthetic limb is one of the outcomes of that effort. The arm has 22 degrees of freedom and is designed to be almost as intuitive and functional a natural arm.

Science correspondent Miles O’Brien, whose left arm was amputated last year, tests out some of the future limbs now in development.

For more, visit the full article at PBS.

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