Imagine being paralyzed or losing a limb. You would mourn the loss of your full mobility, knowing full well that a prosthetic replacement wouldn’t offer you the same ease of movement or sensitivity that your original limb did. Losing an arm would be particularly difficult as humans use their arms and hands for a large variety of tasks, such as: picking up objects, feeling the texture of surroundings, and communicating.
Prosthetic arms are thought of as having limited functionality; they allow a small range of motion and are not capable of reaction to external stimuli. In response to this problem, DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency), the research branch of the... READ MORE