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He lost his arm in an accident. A new surgery and a bionic prosthetic are giving him back unprecedented control.

He lost his arm in an accident. A new surgery and a bionic prosthetic are giving him back unprecedented control.

The fact that Burkhard can move any fingers is practically a miracle. The hand he controls is not his own, but a robotic prosthesis clamped to a lab bench 3 feet away.

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He lost his arm in an accident. A new surgery and a bionic prosthetic are giving him back unprecedented control.

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