Feedback System Lets Amputees "Feel" Prosthetic Leg, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Study
Published: Dec 06, 2012
Carbon-fiber and plastic polymers are making artificial limbs stronger and lighter. They can be controlled using just a thought or a muscle twitch. They can even be re-engineered for rock-climbing or Olympic sprinting. But a continuing problem is that most prosthetic limbs don’t provide sensory feedback to the user.