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It's not quite the bionics of science fiction, but European researchers have created a robotic hand that gave an amputee a sense of touch he hadn't felt in a decade.
To feel what you touch - that's the holy grail for artificial limbs. In a step toward that goal, European researchers created a robotic hand that let an amputee feel differences between a bottle, a baseball and a mandarin orange.
A team of scientists in Switzerland has developed the world's smallest medical implant to monitor critical chemicals in the blood that can be sent to a smartphone via Bluetooth.