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Man Controls New Prosthetic Leg ­sing Thought Alone

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Robotic prosthetic leg

This leg was made for walking.

Credit: John Gress /Reuters

A man missing his lower leg has gained precise control over a prosthetic limb, just by thinking about moving it—all because his unused nerves were preserved during the amputation and rerouted to his thigh where they can be used to communicate with a robotic leg.

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