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New robotic hand named after Luke Skywalker helps amputee touch and feel again

© University of Utah Using a robotic arm that allowed him to feel objects again, Keven Walgamott was able to pick a grape without crushing it.  Keven Walgamott wasn’t sure what to expect when scientists first hooked up what was left of his arm to a computer.Last year — 14 years after he lost his …

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New Video Shows a Creepily Human-Like Robot Doing a Backflip

A new version of a humanoid disaster robot, called Atlas, can do half-turns in the air and even a backflip. A new video shows a robot performing amazing acrobatic feats, from backflips to half-turn jumps. The eerily humanoid robot, called Atlas, is 4.9 feet (1.5 meters) tall and weighs 165 pounds (75 kilograms), and uses …

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