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Robotic Thumb Is an Extra Appendage That Rewires Users' Brains

Although it isn’t yet common to see somebody walking around with extra robotic appendages like Doctor Octopus, that may change soon. Numerous researchers are working on robotic limbs that augment the human body; including a bunch of prototypes that focus on the hand. Like this “Third Thumb” from researchers at the University College London, which has a knack for rewiring people’s brains.

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Robotic Thumb Is an Extra Appendage That Rewires Users' Brains
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