Upper extremity amputees are one step closer to successfully picking up a cookie and an egg, thanks to a new advanced prosthetic system that is designed to restore sensation.

For a while now, the combination of 3-D printing and electronics have allowed researchers to develop custom prosthetics for individuals afflicted with various disabilities. For example, it used to be that one of the treatments for microtia, the underdevelopment of the external ear, required either harvesting a piece of the patient’s rib or using a […]