Scientists unveil first prosthetic leg that can feel

Austrian scientists in Vienna have unveiled the first prosthetic leg that can feel.

Showcasing his invention, Professor Hubert Egger explained how the leg works using a technique called “targeted sensory reinnervation”.

According to Egger, artificial sensors are integrated in the sole, which measures contact with the ground. MORE

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