Paralysed man feels through robotic fingers in world-first breakthrough | The Independent

A 28-year-old man left paralysed after a car accident has been able to feel as though he was touching something with his fingers after a robotic arm was connected directly to his brain in a world-first breakthrough. Nathan Copeland, who was injured after crashing his car on a rainy night in Pennsylvania when he was just 18, spoke of experiencing a “really weird sensation” as he touches things. He said it felt like “my fingers” were being touched or pushed.

Source: Paralysed man feels through robotic fingers in world-first breakthrough | The Independent

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