We geeks all have the same platonic prosthesis ideal: Luke Skywalker’s awesome Star Wars mech-hand. We’re getting there, bit by bit. Dennis Aabo Sørensen’s new hand is almost there; it let him feel again.
If you’re a master chef, a home cook, or someone who occasionally wanders into a kitchen in search of food, you’d know that your life is much easier with two hands. That’s why it’s so heartbreaking that classically trained chef Eduardo Garcia lost his left hand in an electrocution accident….
Over 30 people are currently outfitted with ProDigits, bionic fingers that can actually grab and pick up objects in a way that previous prostheses couldn’t. You’ve got to see these in action.