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These prosthetics break the mold with third thumbs, spikes and superhero skins

These prosthetics break the mold with third thumbs, spikes and superhero skins

Clode’s current project, one that is also helping her get work done, is a “third thumb” that anyone can use to augment their grip. The flexible device is powered by motors and controlled using pressure sensors in the wearer’s shoes. Volunteers have learned to use it to unscrew a bottle, drink tea, and even play […]