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Todd Kuiken:
A prosthetic arm that "feels"

TEDGlobal 2011 · 18:51 · Filmed Jul 2011

Physiatrist and engineer Todd Kuiken is building a prosthetic arm that connects with the human nervous system — improving motion, control and even feeling. Onstage, patient Amanda Kitts helps demonstrate this next-gen robotic arm.

Biomedical engineer
A doctor and engineer, Todd Kuiken builds new prosthetics that connect with the human nervous system. Yes: bionics. Full bio