'Just amazing': Artificial hand that feels what you touch

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This undated handout photo provided by Science Translational Medicine shows neuroengineer Silvestro Micera, researcher at EPFL and Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna holding a bionic hand. To feel what you touch _ that's the holy grail for artificial limbs. In a step toward that goal, European researchers created a robotic hand that let an amputee feel differences between a bottle, a baseball and a mandarin orange. (AP Photo/Hillary Sanctuary, EPFL, Science Translational Medicine)