If you haven't kept up with advancements in prosthetics, now's a good time to observe how a new generation of devices can undertake even the most precise tasks.
The fingers on the BeBionic 3 hand configure themselves according to electrical signals in the user's skin. The hand's power grip has been improved to 31.5 pounds.
The prosthetic hand plays Jenga and the keyboard, and comes with Power Grip skills. But can it wield a light saber as in "The Empire Strikes Back"?
Researchers have created a prosthetic hand that allows the wearer to feel objects via wires to the nerves in the upper arm.
A Kickstarter campaign is raising funds to get an ultracheap 3D-printed robotic hand into production.
Carpenter Richard van As made his own digits after losing his fingers in an accident. Now he's helping kids by 3D-printing prosthetics and running an Indiegogo campaign.
The new hand should be able to relay signals from a sensor to the man's brain, allowing him to feel what he touches.