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Surgical Advance Makes A Better Bionic Arm

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Surgical Advance Makes A Better Bionic Arm

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Surgical Advance Makes A Better Bionic Arm

Surgical Advance Makes A Better Bionic Arm

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Doctors writing in the journal JAMA detail a surgical technique that reroutes nerves from an amputated arm to muscles on the chest. Study author Todd Kuiken explains how patients are able to control the prosthetic arm with their thoughts.

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